Announcing: Our Student Environmental Action Award Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of our Student Environmental Action Awards! We are so pleased to announce the winners and share the details of their projects:  First place goes to Luke Towson for his work to restore an abandoned greenhouse at his school, Parkway North High School, and to find ways to include other community organizations to support the effort, utilize…

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Make no mistake, SJR 74 is bad for democracy even without the “candy”

What Happened? After the Senate Democrats filibustered starting evening of Monday, February 19 through the night and into Tuesday, February 20, the Senate Republicans stripped provisions from SJR 74 deemed by critics as “ballot candy” that the GOP legislators hoped would get Democrats to support the bill. Senate Democrats filibustered for twenty hours, making clear…

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Make no mistake, SJR 74 is bad for democracy even without the “candy”

Where We Stand in Missouri After the U.S. Supreme Court’s Attack on Clean Water

Written by MCE Member and water policy expert, Charles Miller It’s been eight months since the Supreme Court handed down its legally and scientifically baseless decision in Sackett v. EPA that gutted federal protections for wetlands. This radical decision has already wreaked havoc on wetlands jurisdiction, reducing federal authority over wetlands to levels not seen…

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Where We Stand in Missouri After the U.S. Supreme Court’s Attack on Clean Water

2023 Fall Alert

The Alert Newsletter is published by the Missouri Coalition for the Environment twice per year, in the Spring and Fall. Members of MCE receive a mailed version of the newsletter prior to the digital version being uploaded on the website.

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US Government Accountability Office Report on St. Louis Radioactive Sites

At the request of Missouri Congresswoman Cori Bush and House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) initiated an investigation of the United States Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The GAO released those findings in mid-October after a years-long investigation. For…

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US Government Accountability Office Report on St. Louis Radioactive Sites

Nuclear Frontline Communities Understand Cumulative Burdens—Let’s Get Policymakers On The Same Page – Union of Concerned Scientists

The following is a blog from the Union of Concerned Scientists. The original blog can also be found on their website here. By Chanese A. Forté, Scientist Nuclear frontline communities are people and communities directly harmed by the development, production, testing, clean-up, and waste storage of nuclear weapons and nuclear materials. Many people don’t know they are exposed….

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Nuclear Frontline Communities Understand Cumulative Burdens—Let’s Get Policymakers On The Same Page – Union of Concerned Scientists