Environmental Protection Agency

Attorney General Koster Pressures EPA, Landfill With Spring Court DateKoster's report found radiation in trees on private property off the site and the trial is set for next spring.
County Executive Sends EPA a Letter for Landfill PlansStenger says the 4-year-old fire has been smoldering too long without answers from the EPA.
Committee Approves Bill That Will Make Cuts in EPA BudgetThe Senate Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill on Tuesday that makes deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency by more than $500 million.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats 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.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith 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.
Missouri Among States That Didn't Use Water MoneyThe 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.
EPA Seeks 21 Percent Emission Drop in MissouriTo meet newly proposed federal standards, Missouri would need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by more than one-fifth by 2030
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.
EPA: Baseball Fields Near West Lake Landfill are SafeThe fear of radioactive contamination forced organizers to move a major little league tournament from a sports complex in Bridgeton.
Manufacturers: EPA Wood Burning Stove Regulations are UnrealisticThe controversy over an EPA proposal to impose stricter regulations on wood burning heaters and stoves continues.
EPA Responds over West Lake Landfill ConcernsEPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks today sent a letter to Missouri Attorney General Kris Koster regarding the West Lake Landfill.
Bridgeton City Council Wants EPA to Step AsideThe Bridgeton City Council wants control of the radioactive West Lake Landfill transferred from the EPA to the Army Corps of Engineers.

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