To meet newly proposed federal standards, Missouri would need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by more than one-fifth by 2030
President’s Obama’s call for a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions is stirring strong reactions on both sides of the argument.
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.
A student sit-in over Washington University’s ties to coal company Peabody Energy is approaching its third week at the St. Louis campus.
“Students Against Peabody” continues push for school to cut ties with St. Louis based company.
The club is trying to force the utility to reduce emissions at its three St. Louis area coal-fired power plants.
The St. Louis-based company among the world’s biggest coal producers lost 61 cents per share in the July-through-September period.
Hundreds gathered to plant 1,000 white crosses in Kiener Plaza to honor the memory of those who died at coal mines operated.
Federal probe looks into St. Louis based Peabody Energy & Arch Coal practices, as well as others.
Ameren would not speak with KMOX. Instead, they released a written statement claiming great improvements have been made.