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. Marker bills have been introduced – these are what we describe as “draft pages” of the final Farm…

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MCE’s Statement on Recent Supreme Court Ruling Against Local CAFO Regulations

The Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) is deeply disappointed by the recent ruling of the Missouri Supreme Court upholding the state law that prohibits local regulations of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). This decision is a major setback for our efforts to protect the health and well-being of Missouri’s communities, as well as the…

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MCE’s Statement on Recent Supreme Court Ruling Against Local CAFO Regulations

Action Needed on MCE’s Priority Issues in the Missouri Legislature

Below is an overview of the priority issues MCE is working on in the Missouri Legislature this session. Phone calls to your legislators is an effective tool to attract attention to issues you care about. Contact your Missouri legislators to let them know you want them to take action. Find your legislators and their phone…

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2023 Missouri Legislature Bill Tracker

View the bills MCE is tracking during the 2023 Missouri Legislative Session below, including links to the official bill texts, a description of the bills, our position, and background information. We will be updating the spreadsheet daily to reflect any movement of these bills through the legislative process. If you see that a hearing is…

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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