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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.

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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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Environment Missouri maps out “50 Steps Towards Carbon-Free Transportation” to fight Global Warming

Pollution from our nation’s cars, buses, trucks and trains is taking America dangerously off track to meeting climate goals, according to a new report written by Frontier Group and released by Environment Missouri Research & Policy Center. 50 STEPS TOWARD CARBON-FREE TRANSPORTATION: Rethinking U.S. Transportation Policy to Fight Global Warming concludes that 21st century transportation policy must quickly shift to new priorities, guided by a central goal of curbing climate-altering carbon pollution. 

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50 Steps Toward Carbon-Free Transportation

America’s transportation system has emerged as Climate Enemy #1, with cars, trucks and other vehicles now representing the nation’s largest source of carbon pollution, and America producing more transportation carbon pollution per capita than any other major industrialized nation. 

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News Release | Environment Missouri

Environment Missouri Endorses Jason Kander for U.S. Senate

Environment Missouri announced today its endorsement of Jason Kander for U.S. Senate. Mr. Kander’s active and expressed support for Environment Missouri’s key issues — including global warming, open space, clean air, clean water and clean energy — led to today’s endorsement. 

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