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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

Landmark Mercury and Air Toxics Pollution Limits Announced

Today, President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the first-ever nationwide standard for mercury and air toxics pollution from power plants. Missouri power plants emit more mercury than those in 46 other states. The new standard is expected to cut toxic mercury pollution from power plants by 90 percent and protect public health.

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New Report: St. Louis Named 7th Smoggiest Large Metro Area in the Country

Today Environment Missouri Research & Policy Center released a new report showing that the St. Louis area ranks as the 7th smoggiest large metropolitan area in the country. Smog is a harmful air pollutant that leads to asthma attacks and exacerbates respiratory illnesses, especially among children and the elderly.

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Missouri Public News Service: Water Bill Leaves "Bad Taste" for Environmentalists

This article from the Missouri Public News Service quotes Environment Missouri's Ted Mathys on the dangers of Congress slipping dirty water policy riders into funding bills.

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Our new Op-Ed on defending the Clean Water Act published in the Springfield News-Leader

Today the Springfield News-Leader published a Environment Missouri's guest commentary, which argues for strong Clean Water Act protections for all of Missouri's streams. Read the commentary below.

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News Release | Environment Missouri

Landmark Clean Water Announcement

Today the Obama administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a new guidance on Clean Water Act jurisdiction.  Environment Missouri hailed the administration for releasing the guidance. If adopted, it would restore Clean Water Act protections to vital streams and wetlands across Missouri, and protect Missourians’ drinking water.

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