Conservation Groups Challenge Army Corps’ Mississippi River Plan

Corps’ Plan Increases Flood Risks and Damages Habitat; Analysis of Impacts Insufficient   ST. LOUIS (May 13, 2020) – Five conservation groups have sued the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, arguing the agency did not properly evaluate the impacts of its plan for managing a 195-mile section of the Mississippi River between St. Louis, MO…

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Conservation Groups Challenge Army Corps’ Mississippi River Plan

Report Environmental Concerns – Missouri Pollution Watch

Have you noticed an environmental concern that you’d like to report? You can let us know by filling out the form below. This form notifies Missouri Coalition for the Environment, a statewide non-profit, of your concern. We will follow up as soon as we can and work with our staff, partners, and allies to address…

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Report Environmental Concerns – Missouri Pollution Watch

The State of Dicamba Regulation in the U.S. and Missouri

The State of Dicamba Regulation Sophie Watterson, River Protection Intern At the federal level, the EPA is responsible for registering agricultural chemicals like dicamba under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Dicamba registration expires every two years to “ensure that the EPA retains the ability to easily modify the registration or allow the…

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Protect Democracy – save CLEAN Missouri!

Missouri voters approved CLEAN Missouri in 2018 to enact a new process for redrawing legislative boundaries and other democratic safeguards. SJR 38 in the 2020 General Assembly is the preferred vehicle for sending the redistricting provisions of Amendment 1, or Clean Missouri, back to the voters as a new ballot proposition in the November 2020…

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Protect Democracy – save CLEAN Missouri!

MCE Works to Protect the Integrity of Federal Conservation Programs and Practices

MCE is committed to protecting water quality and conserving fertile soils in Missouri. We do this in part by participating in the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service’s State Technical Committee for Missouri, which guides how the Missouri NRCS office provides federal conservation program funding to Missouri’s farmers and ranchers. The NRCS oversees multiple federal conservation…

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Sign a Petition to Gov. Parson to Use Nature-Based Solutions to Stop Flooding

MCE presented to Governor Parson’s Flood Recovery Advisory Working Group (FRAWG) interim report. The comments were written in collaboration with other conservation, environment, and recreation groups including Great Rivers Habitat Alliance, Missouri Sierra Club, Missouri River Bird Observatory and others. Our coalition’s main messages to the Governor and FRAWG include: Focus on resilience, flood risk…

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Sign a Petition to Gov. Parson to Use Nature-Based Solutions to Stop Flooding