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We're restoring the Current River

Whether we go there to canoe, hike or fish, the Current River is one of the places that makes living in Missouri great. But illegal and unauthorized ATV and SUV trails have ripped up the banks and degraded water quality. Now the Current River is one of the nation’s 10 most endangered rivers, and it needs protection. Last fall, at the urging of our staff and members, the National Park Service proposed a plan to guide the Current River for decades to come.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America rebukes Trump administration proposal to hit the brakes on Clean Car Standards

Today, the Trump administration announced new vehicle emission guidelines which roll back the existing Clean Car Standards, betraying the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA)’s stated mission of protecting human health and the environment. Trump officials are also considering rejecting a waiver that has allowed California and 12 other states to adopt standards that are more protective of health and the environment.

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Looking for good news? Check out this map on renewable energy. | Rob Sargent

There are many reasons to be optimistic about a future powered by the sun and wind.

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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

A decade of progress positions America for a clean energy future

America’s states, local governments and institutions are ushering in a new  era of clean energy, despite federal policies designed to prop up polluting and outdated fossil fuel industries.

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Report | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Renewables on the Rise 2018

Over the last decade, clean energy has grown by leaps and bounds. Technologies that can help America shift away from fossil fuels — like solar panels, wind turbines, LED light bulbs, energy storage and electric cars — have gone from novelties to core features of the nation's energy landscape.

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News Release | Environment Missouri Research & Policy Center

Trouble in the Air: St. Louis health at risk with 93 dirty air days in 2016

Despite improvement in recent years thanks to clean air policies, air pollution remains a threat to public health. According to a new report by Environment Missouri Research & Policy Center, 2.8 million people in the St. Louis metropolitan area experienced 93 days of degraded air quality in 2016, increasing the risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.

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