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Missouri Programs and Resources
Air Pollution Program
This program maintains the purity of Missouri’s air to protect the health, general welfare and property of the people.
Bridging the Gap
Bridging the Gap, a 501(c)3 agency, works in the Kansas City area to unite business, government and individuals in a way that benefits everyone and preserves our natural resources for generations to come. They seek simple – and some not so simple – ways to protect the environment, while balancing economic impact and bettering community.
Choose Environmental Excellence – Gateway Region
This site has a calendar of environmental events and loads of recycling information. Check it out!!!
Division of Environmental Quality
This division helps Missourians prevent pollution, protect the public from harmful emissions, discharges and waste disposal practices. Also, they help Missourians improve the quality of the air, water and soil for the sustainable use by business, tourism and agriculture.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources created a cooperative project called www.ecyclemo.org. This site lists locations in Missouri where citizens can recycle electronics.
Environmental Services Program
This program supports the other programs in the Division of Environmental Quality that need accurate scientific data for their work. To obtain this data, this program performs field work, conducts monitoring, collects samples and provides laboratory testing for environmental pollutants.
Hazardous Waste Program
This program encourages the reduction of hazardous waste generation, regulates the management of hazardous waste, oversees the cleanup of hazardous waste and hazardous substance releases, and regulates the management, removal and cleanup of petroleum storage tanks in the state.
Mid-America Recycling Council (MARC)
MARC’s three main environmental program areas of air quality, watershed management and solid waste management include a strong educational component with direct action steps people can take to help the environment.
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
The Department of Education houses information that can help teachers, students and parents with questions they may have regarding kindergarten through 12th grade state education programs.
Missouri Department of Natural Resources
This department provides information about the land, air water, energy and parks quality within the state to help protect the environment. Call 1-800-361-4827 for more information.
Missouri Environmental Education Association (MEEA)
The Missouri Environmental Education Association (MEEA) promotes and encourages education about the environment and is composted of individuals, institutions, organizations and business/industry. It works to develop an environmentally-literate citizenry inspired with a sense of personal responsibility to maintain a sustainable environment.
Missouri Recycling Association
The Missouri Recycling Association supports waste reduction and recycling efforts in Missouri by providing information, educational opportunities, and technical support in partnership with state, national and regional organizations.
Soil and Water Conservation Program
This program administers the policies and general programs developed by the Soil and Water Districts Commission for the saving of Missouri soil and water through the soil and water conservation districts in their work with landowners.
Solid Waste Management Program
The Solid Waste Management Program works to help Missourians and Missouri businesses properly manage their solid waste to protect public health and the environment.
United States Environmental Protection Agency-Region 7
This agency serves the environmental programs in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.
Water Pollution Control Program
This program maintains and improves the quality of streams, lakes and groundwater for the benefit of present and future generations.