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:
705 Olive Street, Suite 614
St. Louis, MO  63101
(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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Join Great Rivers Environmental Law Center for our Spring Cocktail Party at the Busch Family Mansion.
Sunday, May 4, 2014, 5:00 - 7:30 pm.
Tickets are $125.00 and may be purchased on
brownpapertickets.org or by calling
Great Rivers at 314-231-4181.
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Part-Time Bookkeeper/Receptionist


Donate on May 6 during the GiveSTLday.org event for a chance to win prizes and to have your donation matched! This event is sponsored by the Greater St. Louis Community Foundation. www.givestlday.org.

"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


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)

Great Rivers Serves Notice of Intent to Sue to Protect Ozark Hellbender and Four Other Endangered Species in Missouri's Mark Twain National Forest
Read the Press Release
(February 26, 2013)

Missouri Appellate Court Upholds Major Energy Efficiency Rules
Read the Press Release
(January 16, 2013)

Great Rivers Files Suit Against MSD and the Army Corps of Engineers to Stop Construction of a Concrete Block Wall in Two Mile Creek in Des Peres, MO
Read the Press Release
(November 28, 2012)

Great Rivers Environmental Law Center Included in Best Law Firms 2013 by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in America
Read the Press Release
(November 1, 2012)

Great Rivers presents the Lewis C. Green Environmental Service Awards to
Ron Coleman and Terry Cunningham
Read the Press Release
(September 24, 2012)

NRC Freezes all Nuclear Reactor Construction & Operating Licenses in the United States
Read the Press Release
(August 7, 2012)

Victory for Energy Efficiency!
Read the Press Release
(August 1, 2012)

Great Rivers Files Comments on Behalf of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment in Support of the Corps of Engineers' Jameson Island Shallow-Water Habitat Restoration Project.
Read the Comments
(June 27, 2012)

Environmental Groups Oppose Ameren Missouri's Twenty-Year Plan Slashing Funds for Energy Efficiency.
Read the Press Release
(November 29, 2011)

Great Rivers Files Comments on Taum Sauk Hydropower Plant Urging Ameren to Transfer Church Mountain to State for Preservation.
Read Comments
(October 25, 2011)

Bruce A. Morrison, General Counsel for Great Rivers Environmental Law Center, Named Best Lawyers' "Environmental Litigation Lawyer of the Year 2012"
To Learn More Click Here
(October 11, 2011)

Petitioners Ask Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Rethink Callaway 2 License After Fukushima
Read the Press Release
(April 25, 2011)

Great Rivers Launches Project to Halt the Rapid Loss of Wetlands
(Spring, 2011)

Great Rivers files Petition in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Designate Critical Habitat for the Endangered Pallid Sturgeon.
Read the Press Release
Read the Petition
(November 17, 2010)

Great Rivers files Comments with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Designate Critical Habitat for the Endangered Ozark Hellbender
Read the Comments
(November 5, 2010)

Great Rivers Prevails in Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, on Crystal City Case.
Case Against Smelter Moves Forward!
Read the Press Release
(October 27, 2010)

Read the reviews of "A Force for Nature: The Environmental Litigation of Lewis C. Green" in the St. Louis Beacon (Jan. 14, 2010) and Webster-Kirkwood Times (Jan. 29, 2010)

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