“MRRIC” – A lesson on how not to restore a river

// By Brad Walker, Rivers Director        November 2, 2015 PDF Version Introduction The Missouri River is home to two federally listed endangered species and many more threatened and unlisted plants and animals that make up a rich and incredibly important ecosystem, which provide large, complex, but calculable services and benefits to humans. The restoration of…

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Missouri Coalition for the Environment Demands EPA Enforce the Clean Water Act

Date: November 9, 2015 Contacts:  Alicia Lloyd, Clean Water Policy Coordinator, Missouri  Coalition for the Environment, alloyd@moenviron.org,  (314) 727-0600 x12 Elizabeth Hubertz, Attorney, Washington University Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic, (314) 935-8760 St. Louis, MO: It has been four years since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) rejected Missouri’s proposed nutrient standards for lakes, and neither the…

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American Industrialized Agribusinesses Preparing to “Save” Cuba

// By Brad Walker, Rivers Director        October 12, 2015 PDF Version This article is not pro-communism or pro-Castro. It is about objectively looking at agriculture in Cuba and maybe finding better ways to improve agriculture here. On December 17, 2014, President Obama made a speech indicating that the U.S. would be opening relationships with Cuba,…

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MCE: Keeping Government Accountable

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 released an internal review of the West Lake Landfill on June 15, 2016; more than two years after MCE was denied the document following a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request in early 2014. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been in charge of the West Lake Landfill…

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MCE Honors Environmental Heroes at Grassroots Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  October 12, 2015 Contact:  Heather B. Navarro, Executive Director MISSOURI COALITION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT PRESENTS 46TH ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS AT THE GRASSROOTS GALA Missouri Coalition for the Environment will celebrate its Grassroots Gala “From Street to Skyline” on Friday, October 23rd at 6:30 pm at Rooster on South Grand Boulevard…

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