Department of Natural Resources
You can hear the gas extraction pumps hissing in rhythm from the giant, tarp-covered landfill. No smoke is showing but residents like Karen Nickel say some days the odor is still awful.
Rains Natural Meats wants to operate the facility near Gallatin, but Cole County Judge Daniel Green wants to hear a lawsuit filed against DNR before allowing the critical permit.
There are those who disagree with the notion that the West Lake waste doesn’t constitute a public health risk. Many of those dissenters plan to protest Wednesday morning.
Missouri residents can search for their public water system by first selecting their county on the department’s website.
“It’s disappointing but we haven’t given up and there are opportunities to get this rectified, I think, to make sure people are protected.”
The plan to cut into a $750 million backlog in park maintenance and repairs now goes to Gov. Pat Quinn.
The Grand Glaize beach and Watkins Mill beach will both be closed this weekend due to high bacteria levels.
“This is yet another solid indicator that Missouri State Parks is the ultimate destination for your next camping experience.”
Lawmakers in Wisconsin, one of the last states to prohibit the carrying of concealed weapons, approved lifting the ban Tuesday.
Missouri Department of Natural Resources seeks comment on water standard changes.