Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Monsanto study shows RNA from genetically engineered corn does not impact honeybees

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry published findings of a study conducted by Monsanto’s research division proving RNA from genetically engineered corn does not impact honeybees.
Read More »

Monsanto research shows GM maize does not affect honey bees

A recent study by Monsanto researchers, published in the Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry journal, found RNA from genetically engineered maize does not impact honeybees.
Read More »

Missouri Dept. of Conservation highlights Springfield project reducing runoff into area waterways

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) recently highlighted an urban conservation project in Springfield that converted a 1,000-square-foot patio from impervious concrete to pervious brick, reducing runoff pollution into nearby waterways.
Read More »

National Biodiesel Board supports legislation to reform industry tax incentives

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) recently urged Congress to support biodiesel growth through passage of new legislation that would change the industry tax incentive from a blender’s credit to a producer’s credit.
Read More »

Missouri gets $2.3 million in wetlands funding from USDA

Fund was made through the Wetland Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP).
Read More »

Survey: 80 percent support biofuel use

A recent voter survey indicates Americans are increasingly supportive of biofuels.
Read More »

Missouri Department of Conservation biologists honored for quail conservation efforts

The National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative recently awarded two Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) biologists, Frank Loncarich and Kyle Hedges, with its Fire Bird Conservation Award for their efforts to protect the bobwhite quail through habitat improvements.
Read More »

Missouri closes parts of Schell-Osage Conservation Area for restoration project

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) said on Tuesday that parts of the Schell-Osage Conservation Area that fall within Vernon and St. Clair Counties will be closed until April 1, 2016, for removal of invasive trees from prairies and old fields, as part of a grassland-restoration project.
Read More »

Missouri's conservation department now accepting applications for firefighting grants

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announced on Monday that it is accepting applications for the 2016 Volunteer Fire Assistance Matching Grant Program until Oct. 30, 2015, which is a shorter timetable than past years.
Read More »

National Biodiesel Board testifies on EPA Renewable Fuel Standard volumes

Members of the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) testified at today’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing on its proposed volumes for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), supporting the EPA’s increases but also calling for a larger change in the final rule.
Read More »

St. Louis Community College wins EPA grant for environmental training and job placement

Under its Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) program, the EPA awarded a nearly $200,000 grant to St. Louis Community College (STLCC) to provide unemployed and underemployed individuals with training and job placement in environmental fields, according to a May 22 announcement.
Read More »