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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

News Release | Environment Missouri

Senator McCaskill Helps Senate Reject Rollback of Mercury Standards

In a victory for Missourians’ health and environment, the U.S. Senate today rejected a bill which would have allowed power plants to continue spewing toxic mercury pollution into our air.  The bill, S.J. Res. 37 introduced by Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK), would have put up to 11,000 American lives at risk every year. Senator McCaskill voted against this dangerous proposal.

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Mercury Pollution Threat

Environment Missouri's Melissa Saale makes the case in today's St. Louis Post-Dispatch for stopping Sen. James Inhofe's attack on our newly-won mercury pollution limits for power plants.

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News Release | Environment Misssouri

EPA Proposes Life-Saving Soot Pollution Standards

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed updated air quality standards for particulate matter or “soot” pollution.  Soot pollution is the deadliest of the common air pollutants, causing hundreds of premature deaths every year in Missouri through a variety of cardiovascular and respiratory illnesses.

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Water-polluter-friendly actions taken

Environment Missouri Advocate Ted Mathys makes the case for supporting the EPA's new clean water plan in this letter to the editor of the Springfield News-Leader.

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Our opinion piece on clean farms published

Environment Missouri intern Seth Berkman makes the case for clean farms and local foods in this Kansas City Star opinion piece.

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