Food Equity Advisory Board

The Food Equity Advisory Board (FEAB) is an engaged group of community champions who advocate on behalf of their peers to help promote a thriving, local food system that supports the wants and needs of the overall community — its health, environment, and economy. FEAB works to ensure every community member has a voice for positive,…

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Food Equity Advisory Board

Farmers: RSVP for GAP and FSMA Workshop

Calling all farmers! Join Missouri Coalition for the Environment, Missouri Extension, and Lincoln University Extension on March 2nd for a free three hour workshop explaining the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) certifications, why you would need them, and how to go about getting them. The workshop will be held at the University of Missouri…

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City of St. Louis Could Build on Previous Healthy Food Access Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2018 Contact: Melissa Vatterott – 314.581.0561 – mvatterott@moenviron.org Alderwoman Cara Spencer – 314.556.7379 – spencerc@stlouis-mo.gov St. Louis, MO: The Board of Alderman continues to respond to a growing interest in urban agriculture, healthy food access, and keeping money local. Board Bill 140 exempts farmers who sell at farmers’ markets from the city’s business license…

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Doe Run Mining Practices Continue to Devastate Missouri’s Rivers

On November 6, 2018, Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) submitted supplemental comments on Doe Run’s proposal to permanently redirect the flow of the West Fork of the Black River. MCE’s comments highlight the need for Doe Run to put forward a more robust mitigation plan, especially in light of how much time has elapsed…

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2018 Missouri Election Endorsements

MCE engages in the political process when it is necessary to support our values, including the right to drink clean water, breathe clean air, eat healthy food, and enjoy public lands.  That is why MCE endorses the following ballot measures for the general election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Find your polling location here. Constitutional…

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2018 Missouri Election Endorsements

Brief History of Radioactivity in metro-St. Louis

St. Louis has a long legacy of radioactive contamination related to the production of nuclear weapons. In the 1940s, St. Louis was an integral part of the Manhattan Project. Mallinckrodt Chemical Works processed a majority of the uranium needed for the building of the first atomic bomb at their plant north of downtown St. Louis…

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Brief History of Radioactivity in metro-St. Louis