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EPA Seeks 21 Percent Emission Drop in Missouri

To meet newly proposed federal standards, Missouri would need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by more than one-fifth by 2030

06/03/2014

Photo: KMOX

Obama’s New Carbon Emissions Rules Draw Mixed Reactions

President’s Obama’s call for a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions is stirring strong reactions on both sides of the argument.

06/02/2014

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

Hearing on Ameren’s Coal Ash Landfill Postponed Again

Environmentalists are screaming foul over Ameren Missouri’s plans to construct the ash-pit at its Labadie facility, saying that it doesn’t meet county regulations.

04/22/2014

Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

Coal Protest Continues at Washington University

A student sit-in over Washington University’s ties to coal company Peabody Energy is approaching its third week at the St. Louis campus.

04/21/2014

A rally held on the campus of Washington University on April 12, 2014 included the signing of a complaint scroll to be delivered to Chancellor Mark Wrighton's office (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Sit-In Participants Meet With Washington Univ. Chancellor

“Students Against Peabody” continues push for school to cut ties with St. Louis based company.

04/13/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sierra Club Sues Ameren

The club is trying to force the utility to reduce emissions at its three St. Louis area coal-fired power plants.

03/05/2014

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Arch Coal Posts Lower-Than-Expected 3Q Loss

The St. Louis-based company among the world’s biggest coal producers lost 61 cents per share in the July-through-September period.

10/29/2013

4/16/13-Braving a downpour, hundreds of United Mine Workers of America members packed the auditorium at Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis Tuesday. It was their latest demonstration against Peabody Energy, Patriot Coal and Arch Coal, which they say are threatening to cut vital health care coverage for current and retired miners. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

14 UMWA Members Arrested During Rally in St. Louis

Hundreds gathered to plant 1,000 white crosses in Kiener Plaza to honor the memory of those who died at coal mines operated.

04/16/2013

Arch Coal

No U.S. Coal Royalty Violations Found

Federal probe looks into St. Louis based Peabody Energy & Arch Coal practices, as well as others.

02/08/2013

Labadie Power Plant

Labadie Plant Named One of ‘Toxic Ten’

Ameren would not speak with KMOX. Instead, they released a written statement claiming great improvements have been made.

01/07/2013

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