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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.

02/17/2015

Keystone XL Protesters (Photo by Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Missouri Among States That Didn’t Use Water Money

The E.P.A. has found 5 states have a total of about $231 million in their Drinking Water State Revolving Funds above the goal level.

08/02/2014

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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

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States Move To Blunt Obama Carbon Plan

As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants that feed electricity to millions of consumers.

06/01/2014

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

EPA: Baseball Fields Near West Lake Landfill are Safe

The fear of radioactive contamination forced organizers to move a major little league tournament from a sports complex in Bridgeton.

05/01/2014

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Manufacturers: EPA Wood Burning Stove Regulations are Unrealistic

The controversy over an EPA proposal to impose stricter regulations on wood burning heaters and stoves continues.

03/25/2014

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EPA Responds over West Lake Landfill Concerns

EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks today sent a letter to Missouri Attorney General Kris Koster regarding the West Lake Landfill.

03/21/2014

Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo: dnr.mo.gov/bridgeton/)

Bridgeton City Council Wants EPA to Step Aside

The Bridgeton City Council wants control of the radioactive West Lake Landfill transferred from the EPA to the Army Corps of Engineers.

03/20/2014

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More Radioactive Material Found Near Burning Bridgeton Landfill

The radioactive dirt was found about 30 feet below the surface, in an area where landfill owner Republic Services want to dig a firebreak trench.

12/11/2013

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