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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.  




Eleventh Annual Awards Celebration a Success!

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center held its Eleventh Annual Awards Celebration at the gorgeous Mesker Estate along the Missouri River bank on September 25, 2016. This year's Lewis C. Green Environmental Service Award recipients were the organizations Coldwater Creek-Just the Facts Please
and Just Moms STL.

All proceeds from the event go to fund the work of Great Rivers Environmental Law Center to promote public health, preserve forests, floodplains and wetlands, protect disadvantaged populations, and aid citizens in asserting their interests and environmental values.

View photos of the evening taken by Diane Anderson for the Ladue News.

We want to give a big thank-you to our sponsor, EFS Energy Inc., for its support of this event!

Great Rivers also expresses its gratitude to David Mesker, Jr.,
and Sandy Coburn for making the event possible.

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Missouri Agrees to Consider Ban on Unlimited Commercial Trapping of Wild Turtles
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October 25, 2016

Best Lawyers® Names Great Rivers Environmental Law Center’s Bruce Morrison to its List of Best Lawyers St. Louis 2017!

Great Rivers takes Case Concerning Franklin County's Proposed Concrete Plant to Missouri Court of Appeals
August 29, 2016

Great Rivers Urges Missouri Department of Natural Resources to Deny Worlds of Fun's Operating Permit Application
(June 23, 2016)
Boonville Katy Trail Railroad Bridge to Open in Ceremony April 2, 2016
Great Rivers Fought to Protect It!
(March 31, 2016)
Great Rivers tells the VA that $47,000/acre is not a good use of taxpayers' Funds
(January 29, 2016)

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center Included in Best Law Firms 2016 by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in America®
(December 16, 2015)

Great Rivers files Suit on behalf of concerned citizens against St. Louis County over proposed sale of a portion of Sylvan Springs Park to Department of Veterans Affairs
for use as a Cemetery
(December 10, 2015)

Great Rivers files Suit on behalf of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment against Cedar Fair and a subsidiary for Clean Water Act violations at Worlds of Fun Amusement and Waterpark in Kansas City
(November 17, 2015)

Great Rivers Urges U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Consider Several Factors Before Signing Off on Missouri's Purchase of Land Near Eleven Point River
Read the Comments
(October 15, 2015)

Great Rivers Sues Franklin County Over Rezoning
Allowing Concrete Plant Near Shaw Nature Reserve
Read the Press Release
(September 29, 2015)

Great Rivers Urges U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Reject Climate Changing Causing Permit for Coal Company's Proposed Surface Mine
Read the Comments
(September 14, 2015)

On Behalf of Missouri Coalition for the Environment, Great Rivers
Writes St. Louis County Executive and Council
and Urges County to Save Sylvan Springs Park
Read the Press Release
(September 1, 2015)

Great Rivers Urges the Corps of Engineers to Protect the Little Blue River
and Wetlands Near Grandview, MO
August 24, 2015

Great Rivers Appeals Circuit Court Decision on Renewable Energy Standard
to Missouri Supreme Court
(June 25, 2015)

Great Rivers Files Motion to Compel Public Service Commission to Order Empire District Electric Company to Offer Solar Rebates
Read the Press Release
(April 3, 2015)

Concerned Citizens Claim Victory when Developer Withdraws Application to Build
Concrete Plant next to Shaw Nature Reserve
Read the Press Release
(March 3, 2015)

Great Rivers Represents Citizens' Groups in Victory in Missouri Supreme Court
over Solar Rebate Issue
(February 10, 2015)
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