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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.


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.



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

Money comes from EPA’s Brownfields program.



Activists Call For Clean-Up Of Current River

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


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.


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Missouri DNR Waives Environmental Rules in Wake of Flooding

Move expected to help speed up recovery efforts.



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

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


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