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LEO and Labadie Plaintiffs Agree to Landfill Settlement

The settlement resolves all pending lawsuits and requires Ameren to build the landfill at least five feet above the ground surface.

07/09/2015

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Some Concerns About Coal Ash Landfill Answered, Not All

Residents living near the site of a planned landfill for coal waste say some of their concerns have been answered with the passage of new zoning regulations Tuesday — but not all.

07/08/2015

Important Vote on Coal Waste Near Missouri River Expected This Week

Labadie, Mo. (KMOX) – The years-long battle over how to handle coal ash from a Labadie, Missouri power plant could see another important vote this week. Ameren’s plan to build a storage facility for the tons […]

07/06/2015

Commissioners Tentatively Scheduled to Review Coal Ash Comments

Labadie, Mo. (KMOX) –  Franklin County Commissioners could sit down to work on hotly debated regulations concerning coal ash this week. Earlier this month, the commissioners listened to timed testimony from both Ameren and the […]

06/29/2015

Environmental Groups Press DNR for Coal Ash Groundwater Testing

LEO’s Patricia Schuba says it’s critical state officials act now.

11/11/2014

Court Cases Could Come Down to the Wire for Coal Ash Landfill Opponents

“My thought is, we’re in a better place than ever right now to actually stop this landfill,” says Patricia Schuba, President of the Labadie Environmental Organization.

07/25/2014

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Plan to Expand Utility’s Coal Ash Landfill Debated

Environmentalists are urging Springfield officials to reject a plan to expand the landfill where City Utilities of Springfield dumps its coal ash.

06/10/2014

Proposed coal ash landfill site in Labadie, Mo. on June 18, 2011. (Photo: Patricia Schuba)

Franklin County Coal Ash Landfill Hearings Set

A three-day state hearing on Ameren Missouri’s planned coal ash landfill in Franklin County starts Monday in Jefferson City.

03/26/2014

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Public Hearing Scheduled For Ameren’s Landfill Request

A public hearing has been scheduled in regards to Ameren’s request for a coal ash landfill.

06/15/2013

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South County Residents Voice Coal Ash Concerns

At a meeting Tuesday night, residents claimed the existing coal ash from the Meramec facility is causing health problems.

03/13/2013

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