News Release | Environment Missouri

Environment Missouri Launches State Parks Campaign

Environment Missouri, along with public health experts and students, rallied in support of Missouri's state parks on Tuesday.

News Release | Environment Missouri

President Recommits to Tackling Global Warming in Inaugural Address

Our Advocate, Stuart Keating, applauds President Obama's commitment to making global warming as a major priority in his second term.

News Release | Environment Missouri

Wind Energy in Missouri Cuts Global Warming Pollution

Coal- and natural gas-fired power plants pollute our air, are major contributors to global warming, and consume vast amounts of water—harming our rivers and lakes and leaving less water for other uses. Wind energy has none of these problems. It produces no air pollution, makes no contribution to global warming, and uses no water.

News Release | Environment Missouri

Obama Administration Finalizes Historic Clean Car Standards

Today the Obama administration is finalizing new clean car standards that will double the fuel efficiency of today’s vehicles by 2025, drastically reducing emissions of carbon pollution and cutting oil use nationwide.  In Missouri, the standards alone will cut as much global warming pollution in 2030 as is emitted by 728,000 of today’s vehicles.

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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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