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Keystone XL approval is wrong direction

By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.

News Release | Environment Missouri

America’s clean air, water, health come in dead last in “America First” Budget

Today, President Trump released his first proposed budget to Congress.

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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. 

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News Release | Environment Missouri

Scott Pruitt won’t protect Missouri’s air, water or families

“Missourians And All Americans deserve an EPA administrator who will fight to protect the air we breathe, the water we drink and the planet we love. Scott Pruitt fails on all these accounts.” – Taylor Hale, Environment Missouri.

Washington, D.C. – Today the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is slated to vote on President Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Environment Missouri Organizer, Taylor Hale, issued the following statement in response:

 

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Blocking the Sun

Solar power is clean, affordable and popular with the American people. The amount of solar energy installed in the U.S. has quadrupled in the last four years, and the U.S. has enough solar energy installed to power one in 20 American homes.

America’s solar progress is largely the result of bold, forward-thinking public policies that have created a strong solar industry while putting solar energy within the financial reach of millions more Americans.

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News Release | Environment Missouri

Report highlights 17 bad actors waging aggressive anti-solar campaigns

St. Louis, MO – With solar power on the rise around the country, a national network fossil fuel and utility-backed organizations have joined forces to put the brakes on this fast growing pollution-free energy resource.  Trade groups and think tanks backed by deep pocketed anti-clean energy ideologues and fossil interests are bankrolling campaigns, promoting model legislation and media campaigns to provide cover for anti-solar campaigns across the country, said a new report released today by Environment Missouri Research & Policy Center. 

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