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Teva

$2.25 Million Penalty For Missouri Pharmaceuticals Plant

Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay a $2.25 million penalty for violations that included dumping fluorescent green discharge into a river.

03/14/2013

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South County Residents Voice Coal Ash Concerns

At a meeting Tuesday night, residents claimed the existing coal ash from the Meramec facility is causing health problems.

03/13/2013

Blunt-McCaskill

Senators, Federal Officials Meet On Levee Concerns

Missouri’s two U.S. senators are continuing their push for completion of a project to close a 1,500-foot gap in a Mississippi River levee.

02/27/2013

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Mo. Lawmaker Draws Support For Drone Spy Ban

A House committee heard testimony on legislation by Rep. Casey Guernsey that would outlaw the use of unmanned aircraft to conduct surveillance.

02/05/2013

Labadie Power Plant

Labadie Plant Named One of ‘Toxic Ten’

Ameren would not speak with KMOX. Instead, they released a written statement claiming great improvements have been made.

01/07/2013

POWER CLAIRE

McCaskill Seeks Action on Mo. Levee Project

McCaskill sent a letter in mid-December to the EPA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, calling uncertainty and delays in the project “unacceptable.”

12/31/2012

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North County Community Continues Groundwater Contamination Cleanup

The original spill that eventually contaminated groundwater beneath a North County neighborhood didn’t happen last month or even last year.

12/17/2012

Route 66 State Park

No Health Risk Found in Route 66 State Park Soil

The park sits on the former site of Times Beach, a St. Louis County town that was shut down due to dioxin contamination in the early 1990s.

11/21/2012

Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Joplin Gets $2.4M To Deal With Soil Problems

The money will help Joplin test and cleanup soil that was contaminated with lead and cadmium during the EF-5 tornado that ripped through it.

10/04/2012

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Multi Million Dollar Lead Cleanup in Jefferson County

800 residential properties will require remediation.

09/13/2012

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