Great Rivers Environmental Law Center
St. Louis Public Interest environmental litigation group

 

Missouri's environment

needs a legal champion...

 

Great Rivers

Environmental Law Center

fills that need.

 

 

 

 

Great Rivers

Environmental Law Center

is an AV rated St. Louis, MO

public interest law firm.

GREAT RIVERS
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTER
319 No. Fourth St., Suite 800
St. Louis, MO  63102
(314) 231-4181


Lawyers for the Environment

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing free and reduced-fee public interest legal services to individuals and organizations working to protect and preserve Missouri's environment.  In 2012, we celebrated our 10th Anniversary.

 

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WE'VE MOVED! AS OF MAY 1, 2014, OUR NEW ADDRESS IS:
319 No. Fourth St., Ste. 800
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 231-4181

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You are Invited to our Fall Awards Party on the Missouri River!
This is your chance to dip your toes into the River!
Sunday, October 5, 2014, 4:00-6:30 pm
We will present our Lewis C. Green Environmental Service Award
to Dr. Jeffrey P. Bonner, Ph.D., President and CEO, St. Louis Zoo
View the Invitation
Print the Reply Card

or purchase tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com


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"A Force for Nature...."

Former Post Dispatch writers Patricia Tummons and Florence Shinkle have authored a book on the environmental litigation of Lewis C. Green.
"A Force for Nature: The Environmental Litigation of Lewis C. Green"
Books may be purchased at national and independent book stores, or by calling Great Rivers Environmental Law Center at (314) 231-4181.

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PRESS RELEASES

Great Rivers Files Suit to Stop Concrete Plant from being built in Franklin County next to Shaw Nature Reserve
Read the Press Release
Read the Petition
(August 21, 2014)

Great Rivers Files Suit Requesting Court to Order St. Louis County Board of Elections to put Olivette Parks Measure on the November Ballot
Read the Press Release
(August 21, 2014)
On August 26, 2014, the Court ordered the Board of Elections to do so!

Great Rivers Urges US Environmental Protection Agency to Veto the St. Johns Bayou-New Madrid Floodway Project
Read the Letter to the EPA
(August 11, 2014)


Great Rivers Files Suit to Protect Rock Bridge Memorial State Park in Columbia, MO
Read the Press Release
Read the Petition
(June 6, 2014)

Mississippi River Joins List of Most Endangered Rivers in America
Read the Press Release
(April 9, 2014)


Great Rivers Urges National Park Service to Adopt Management Plan for Ozark National Scenic Riverways that Best Protects the Rivers
(February 7, 2014)
 
Great Rivers Files Suit Against Empire Electric Company in the Missouri Supreme Court over Empire's Failure to Comply with the Renewable Energy Law
(January 24, 2014)
 
Great Rivers files Comments urging Missouri Department of Natural Resources to limit Pollutants Discharged in North St. Louis Plant
Read the Comments
(January 6, 2014)

Great Rivers files Comments Opposing Flanagan South Pipeline as Contributing to Climate Change and Environmental Pollution
Read the Comments
(December 19, 2013)

Great Rivers' Attorneys Bruce Morrison and Henry Robertson Discuss Cases on KDHX
(November 18, 2013)
 
Judge Denies State Motion to Terminate Temporary Restraining Order
Regarding Asphalt Plant Case
(November 14, 2013)
 
New Management Plan for Ozark National Scenic Riverways Inadequate to Protect Water Quality, Endangered Hellbenders
(November 8, 2013)

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center Included in Best Law Firms 2014 by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in America
Read the Press Release
(November 1, 2013)

Great Rivers Obtains Temporary Restraining Order in Ideker Asphalt Plant
Case in Kansas City Area
 
Great Rivers Files Suit over Asphalt Plant in Kansas City area
(October 11, 2013)
 
Great Rivers Environmental Law Center Presented Lewis C. Green Environmental Service Awards to Steve Mahfood and St. Louis Public Radio
(October 1, 2013)
 
Great Rivers Files Suit Against the Army Corps of Engineers over its Failure to Release Documents Relating to Wetlands in the Mississippi River Basin
(September 23, 2013)
 
Great Rivers Files Comments Urging the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to Require More Stringent Pollution Controls on the Permit for Beelman River Terminals in North St. Louis
(September 16, 2013)
 
Great Rivers files Comments in Opposition to the Hunt-Lima, Illinois', Drainage District's Application to the Corps of Engineers for a Permit to Perform Levee Improvements
Read the Comments
(September 3, 2013)
 
Great Rivers' Attorney Bruce Morrison is interviewed on Channel 5 News and quoted on WKMS 91.3 FM on the New Madrid/St. Johns Bayou Levee Project
View the TV report
(August 26, 2013)
Listen to the Radio Program
(August 28, 2013)
 
Great Rivers Files Suit Against Missouri Governmental Agencies for Obstructing Implementation of State Renewable Energy Law
(August 19th, 2013)
 
Great Rivers Files Suit over Army Corps of Engineers' Failure to Release Documents Relating to Flanagan South Pipeline
(August 16, 2013)

Great Rivers Objects to Eagle "Take" Permit
Read the Press Release
Read the Letter to the White House Council on Environmental Quality
(August 1, 2013)

Obama Administration Should Stop the New Madrid Levee Project
Read the Press Release
(July 19, 2013)

Land Air Water Wetlands Justice