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Wood-Burning Stove Proposal Sparks Backlash

An EPA proposal to cleanup smoke from wood-burning stoves is causing a flare-up among local business owners.

03/18/2014

A view of the massive slag pile left behind by the bankrupt Chemetco copper smelting plant from New Poag Rd., just east of Ill. Rte. 3 (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Public Meeting Will Focus On Making Hartford Slag Pile Disappear

6:30 gathering at Hartford Community Center will deal with Chemetco Superfund site.

08/06/2013

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St. Louis Gets $400,000 To Assess Polluted Waste Sites

Money comes from EPA’s Brownfields program.

05/28/2012

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Activists Call For Clean-Up Of Current River

Claim horses are source for e-coli contamination in river system.

12/13/2011

Mike Kociela with the Taste of St. Louis glances over at a special service bar that's been constructed for this year's event, which will allow them to serve drinks in corn-based cups that easily degrade as opposed to bottles, which would then jam landfills. Taste of St. Louis runs Fri. Sept. 23-Sun. Sept. 25 between Tucker and 15th Street downtown. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Taste Of St. Louis Bigger, Greener in 2011

Drinks will be served in bio-degradable, corn-based cups.

09/21/2011

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Missouri DNR Waives Environmental Rules in Wake of Flooding

Move expected to help speed up recovery efforts.

05/12/2011

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10,000 Old Tires Removed From East St. Louis Dump

As weather warms, such sites provide perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes, West Nile virus.

04/07/2011

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