Category: Environment Missouri

Statement: U.S. House of Representatives must pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote early next week on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a…

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New report outlines key ways to reconnect nature through wildlife corridors

“For too long a labyrinth of roads, fences and sprawl has penned animals into smaller and smaller habitats,” said Wendy…

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Senate votes to revitalize American infrastructure

The infrastructure we build impacts our health and the environment for decades into the future. We applaud the Senate for…

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Statement: New IPCC report underscores need to act on climate

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its first global assessment of the science of global warming since 2013 on Monday….

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Historic Great American Outdoors Act’s first anniversary is a cause for celebration in Missouri

One year ago this week, the prospect of enjoying Missouri’s outdoor recreation and  natural beauty was enhanced with the passage…

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Statement: Infrastructure must be a good deal for our health

A bipartisan group of senators met Tuesday afternoon to prepare for a vote planned Wednesday on a $1.2 trillion Bipartisan…

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Statement: New bill offers big boost for America’s wildlife conservation

Sens. Roy Blunt, a Republican from Missouri, and Martin Heinrich, a Democrat from New Mexico, introduced on Tuesday the Recovering…

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Statement: House passes landmark water and transportation bill to restore and enhance U.S. infrastructure

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a legislative package on Thursday that would improve water infrastructure, protect drinking water, and…

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Statement: Target’s new plastic packaging goal is a step in the right direction

The Fortune 50 retailer Target announced a new goal Tuesday to reduce its use of virgin plastic 20 percent by 2025 across…

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House panel advances fix-it-first, carbon-conscious approach to transportation

In a bipartisan vote, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment…

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Statement: Bipartisan bill a big leap forward for America’s clean water infrastructure

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021 (H.R. 1915) on…

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Statement: Activist investors pick up third Exxon board seat

WASHINGTON — After a surprise win last week, activist investors have picked up a third ExxonMobil board seat, according to…

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Statement: Senate transportation bill includes key $350 million to fund wildlife crossings

The Senate Environment and Public Works committee will mark up a bipartisan transportation bill on Wednesday that includes $350 million…

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Statement: Department of Interior moves closer to monumental American conservation commitment

In an important step forward for America’s public lands and waters, the Department of Interior published a report Thursday setting…

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Lawmakers and public push Whole Foods to put “Planet Over Plastic” at upcoming annual meeting

AUSTIN, Texas —  Environment America Research & Policy Center, U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Student PIRG sent 59,000 petitions and…

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Statement: Biden moves toward allowing states to return to setting stricter vehicle emission standards

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced Monday it would begin to undo the Trump administration’s attempt to block states such…

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