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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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Competition May Bring “New Lease” for City’s Vacant Lots

Over the coming months the Sustainable Land Lab will choose four teams to put their concept into place on vacant lots in Crown Square.

11/05/2012

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A ‘Disturbing’ Trend Toward Bad Air Quality This Summer

Lung Association Director of Health Susanna Fuchs says the hot summer has meant a lot of orange air quality days.

08/24/2012

A worker cleans and lubricates the head of the machine, after the stimulation hydraulic fracturing of one segment of the well is finished, at Southwestern Energy Co.'s natural gas production site at the Marcellus Shale formation in Camptown, Pennsylvania, U.S. (Julia Schmalz/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Governor Quinn Unsure How to Handle Fracking Concerns

The governor says we must be “super careful” with our water supply, but he doesn’t want to halt fracking, because it might be economically beneficial.

08/06/2012

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5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.

04/09/2012

Gas Pump 1 , Getty Images, photo by Carlos Hernandez

Feds Moving Closer to E15 Gas

Most ethanol fuel sold for passenger cars and pickups today is 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gas.

04/03/2012

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