A Big Win for Missouri

By Jim Karpowicz When the Department of Natural Resources purchased 4,197 pristine acres along the Eleven Point River, intent on the creation of a spectacular new state park, local special interests developed a curious strategy in opposition. Claiming a state park would somehow negate the existing Wild & Scenic easement along the river, nearby landowners…

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A Big Win for Missouri

Radioactive Lead PB 210 Found in Jana Elementary School Building Near Coldwater Creek

Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) stands in solidarity with Jana Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and what their independent testing has discovered inside of Jana Elementary School. MCE will help support their needs and push for an immediate and permanent solution to the radioactive contamination found at Jana Elementary School. The health implications are far…

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Radioactive Lead PB 210 Found in Jana Elementary School Building Near Coldwater Creek

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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