Environment

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

Green Wedding (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-Friendly

June is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration’s toll on the environment, and for many couples, that’s a big concern.

06/18/2015

Pharrell Williams (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change Action

Pharrell Williams’ push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.

06/11/2015

Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer Retiring

Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.

01/09/2015

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Study: Peak Tornado Activity Comes Two Weeks Earlier Than In The 1950s

The busiest day of tornado season is now May 19th, as opposed to May 26th back in the 1950s.

09/23/2014

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

Federal officials are proposing lifting restrictions on the use of some genetically modified seeds. (Getty Images)

Government Might Deregulate Corn, Soybean Seeds

Federal officials are proposing lifting restrictions on the use of some genetically modified seeds.

01/04/2014

File photo of pipe to be used for construction of a pipeline. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

St. Louis Group Sues Army Corps Over Pipeline Plans

The coalition says it was improperly denied records about Canadian company Enbridge’s plan to build a 600-mile oil pipeline from Illinois to Oklahoma.

08/20/2013

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Environmental Group Not Satisfied With Bridgeton Landfill Testing

“People breathe everyday, they don’t just breathe the one week in February.”

02/19/2013

Homes decorated with Christmas lights in Miami, Florida.

Holiday Lights Blink Out? Don’t Toss – Recycle

“We found this waste stream that had some value that wasn’t being resourced,” explains Craig Jung, Executive Director of the not-for-profit St. Louis Green.

12/26/2012

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