Some Mo. Water Systems Fail Lead TestingAssociated Press report on EPA drinking water standards found 14 small suppliers with violations
December Floods Left Behind Nearly 3,000 Tons of DebrisMost was recycled. Some wound up in landfills.
State Attorney General Chides EPA Over West Lake LandfillMissouri Attorney General Chris Koster is criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency for missing deadlines in its planned cleanup of the West Lake Landfill near St. Louis.
UPDATE: EPA Orders Fire Prevention Steps for West Lake LandfillThe order announced Thursday follows a brush fire that occurred at West Lake landfill in Bridgeton in October.
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.