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Proposed Mo. Rule Allowing E15 Gas Faces Challenge

A legislative committee scheduled a hearing Monday on whether the proposed rule change by the state Department of Agriculture exceeds what is allowed under state law.

10/07/2013

EPA

EPA To Release St. Louis County Water Test Results

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled a meeting for Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Elmwood Park.

09/04/2013

A stock photo of chemical weapons research. Carsten Koall/Getty Images

SLU Expert Explains Chemical Weapons Response

“What we saw in serious last week should shock the conscience of the world,” Secretary of State John Kerry said recently about a nerve gas attack. “It defies any code of morality.”

08/27/2013

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

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010

Dooley: Nothing County Can Do About Burning Bridgeton Landfill

Dooley declined to comment on whether Republic Services, which owns the site, has done enough to address community concerns or minimize the health risk to citizens.

07/31/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010

Anger Apparent At Bridgeton Nuclear Waste Hearing

It was a meeting between EPA officials and Bridgeton residents that often devolved into chaotic shouting and left many questions unanswered.

06/26/2013

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EPA Hosts Hearing Tonight on Bridgeton Radiation

We’re going to ask the EPA why we’re seeing more radioactivity in the ground water from the most recent report,” an environmental group spokesman said.

06/25/2013

Franciscan Sisters of  Mary pray over nuclear waste dump at West Lake Landfill

Nuns Pray for Removal of Nuclear Waste in Bridgeton

BRIDGETON, MO– (KMOX)–A bus load of nuns made a pit stop at the West Lake Landfill for a prayer vigil seeking the removal of radioactive waste at the site. Some sixty nuns with the Franciscan […]

06/07/2013

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EPA: Radiation at West Lake Landfill Poses No Health Threat

The agency conducted several low flights over the landfill and surrounding homes where radioactive waste was buried in the 1970s.

05/29/2013

Gina McCarthy, US President Barack Obama's nominee to run the Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) is seen during her nomination announcement on March 4, 2013 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC.    (Mandel Nagan/AFP/Getty)

Blunt Continues Hold on EPA Nominee

Blunt has blocked the nomination of Gina McCarthy for two months and said Thursday he’ll continue to do so.

05/10/2013

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