Injustice in Our Industrial Food System: CAFOs and Racial Inequity

The Environmental Injustice of CAFOs Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) threaten our rural economies, public health, and environmental quality. All of these negative impacts disproportionately affect low-income communities and communities of color because of where CAFOs operate and who they employ. Therefore, CAFOs are an example of environmental racism: “the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards…

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MCE Stands in Solidarity Against Racial Injustice

Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) stands in solidarity with the family of George Floyd and everyone who suffers fear, oppression, and violence because of the color of their skin. We cannot continue to watch and participate in a system that keeps killing black men, women, and children. The murder of George Floyd is another…

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MCE Continues to Watchdog Environmental Agencies During COVID-19

MCE Continues to Watchdog Environmental Agencies During COVID-19 As COVID-19 has put a strain on the country’s agriculture and other industries, federal and state agencies have decided to loosen regulations at the cost of health and environmental harm to communities, industry workers, farmers, and families.    On March 26, 2020, the United States Environmental Protection…

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What You Can Do to Keep Parks Open

Our parks being accessible is a must, as it encourages both mental and physical wellness. We have a collective responsibility to respect and protect our natural areas. Which is why it is so important to do what we can to support keeping parks open during the pandemic. Come prepared With things changing day by day,…

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What You Can Do to Keep Parks Open