News Release | Environment Missouri

Tax Bill Threatens America’s Environment

Today, the House of Representatives is voting on a tax bill that would open America’s unspoiled Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling and maintain billions in tax breaks for fossil fuel producers.

News Release | Environment Missouri

Trump’s Budget Delivers More Pollution, Not More Power, to States Including Missouri; $245,341,000 Eliminated for Grants to State/Local Agencies

Based on a briefing by the Trump Administration, President Trump’s proposed FY’18 budget would cut important environmental and health programs. Below is a statement from Madeline Page, Environment Missouri Outreach Director, on the president’s FY’18 budget proposal.

News Release | Environment Missouri Research and Policy Center

St. Louisans at risk with 69 dirty air days in 2015

Air pollution remains a major threat to our health, according to a new report from Environment Missouri Research & Policy Center, Our Health at Risk: Why Are Millions of Americans Still Breathing Unhealthy Air?  In 2015, people in St. Louis, MO-IL experienced 69 unhealthy air pollution days from smog, increasing the risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts. St. Louis also experienced 202 days with elevated particulate matter pollution.

News Release | Environment Missouri

"Sheer Reckless Folly"

Today, President Trump signed an executive order rolling back climate progress. The executive order instructs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to rewrite the Clean Power Plan, the single largest step the U.S. has taken to limit climate change. 

News Release | Environment Missouri

Environment Missouri supports cleaner cars

Today, President Trump signed an executive order instructing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to begin rolling back federal clean car standards.