Senate Passes the Inflation Reduction Act: Major Climate Wins

Written by Josh Jay, Summer Policy Intern President Biden signed The Inflation Reduction Act into law on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, and there is much to be thankful for in the MCE community! After weeks of negotiations, the Senate passed the bill through the reconciliation process, reducing the number of votes needed from 60 to…

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Senate Passes the Inflation Reduction Act: Major Climate Wins

Deepening Our Commitment

MCE has worked on nuclear and other hazardous waste issues throughout Missouri for decades, and recently we have been engaged with addressing the public health disaster at West Lake Landfill and Coldwater Creek. In partnership with Just Moms STL, we were successful in receiving a record of decision from the EPA in 2018 to commit…

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Deepening Our Commitment

Talking Points for DNR’s Ozone Transport Rule Hearing

This Thursday, July 28th at 9 AM the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is holding a public hearing to discuss Missouri’s proposed State Implementation Plan (SIP) to reduce interstate ozone pollution in compliance with the EPA’s proposed Ozone Transport Rule. Missouri’s proposal does not adequately evaluate or address harmful ozone pollution generated in Missouri…

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Talking Points for DNR’s Ozone Transport Rule Hearing

2022 St. Louis Region Air Quality Rally

Clean Air Saves Lives MCE is proud to join Metropolitan Congregations United, United Congregations of Metro-East, Sierra Club, The Nature Conservancy, and Earthday365 in the second-annual St. Louis Region Air Quality Rally on Saturday, July 23 from 9-10 AM on Zoom. Air quality is an environmental justice issue. For example, in the City of St….

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2023 Farm Bill Action Page

MCE’s campaign work for the 2023 Farm Bill is underway! Together with our partners in the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, we are working to ensure the next Farm Bill supports our farmers, our health, and our environment. Check back to this page over the next year to find our important calls to action for the…

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2022 Missouri Legislative Session Recap

Mariel Lutz, Spring Legislative Intern The MO Leg 2022 Session ended on Friday, May 13, and MCE wants to share where our highest priority bills landed.  This session, we monitored 276 bills, sharing our highest priority bills – 122 of them – on our MO Leg bill tracker webpage.  We submitted written testimony 92 times…

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2022 Missouri Legislative Session Recap

MCE Seeks Candidates for Our Board of Directors

The Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) is seeking nominees to join our dedicated board of directors to further our mission of educating, organizing, and advocating in defense of Missouri’s people and their environment. Board Member Expectations The total time commitment varies based on your level of engagement with MCE. Most board members average 4-5…

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MCE Seeks Candidates for Our Board of Directors