Environmental Protection Agency

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Environmental Group: Bridgeton Landfill Data Isn’t Being Released

“Could you please tell everybody what we’re breathing in now so we can kind of gauge what ‘worse’ might be?”

05/17/2013

Doe Run

Mo. Bill Would Limit Lawsuits Over Lead Contamination

The measure would exempt the Doe Run Resources Corp. from punitive damages if the court determines the company is making a “good faith” effort to clean up the contaminated sites.

05/16/2013

EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks speaks while Rev. Earl Nance, Jr. looks on, at a Clean Air Health Fair in St. Louis on April 27, 2013 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Citizens, EPA Discuss Climate Change in St. Louis

High rates of asthma, extreme weather among the effects described at Saturday’s clean air health fair.

04/28/2013

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Blunt Threatens Block On EPA Administrator

Republican Senator Roy Blunt, of Missouri, is threatening to block President Obama’s choice for Environmental Protection Agency administrator.

03/19/2013

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

(AP Photo/U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

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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