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Plan to Expand Utility’s Coal Ash Landfill Debated

Environmentalists are urging Springfield officials to reject a plan to expand the landfill where City Utilities of Springfield dumps its coal ash.

06/10/2014

Photo/KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Burning Landfill Odor Suit Settled

The owners of the burning Bridgeton landfill settle a class action lawsuit with hundreds of area residents over odors drifting from the site.

04/17/2014

Proposed coal ash landfill site in Labadie, Mo. on June 18, 2011. (Photo: Patricia Schuba)

Franklin County Coal Ash Landfill Hearings Set

A three-day state hearing on Ameren Missouri’s planned coal ash landfill in Franklin County starts Monday in Jefferson City.

03/26/2014

Photo/KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Wagner Weighs In On Bridgeton Landfill

Congresswoman Ann Wagner says she’s waiting for a response from the EPA about efforts to give the Army Corps of Engineers more control of the Westlake Landfill in Bridgeton.

03/14/2014

Photo: dnr.mo.gov

Public Hearing to be Held on Franklin County Landfill

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold a public hearing April 8 on the draft solid waste disposal area construction permit allowing Ameren Missouri to construct the Ameren Missouri Labadie Utility Waste Landfill in Franklin County.

03/07/2014

Smoke and steam rise from the dig site at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, May 23, 2013
(Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Bridgeton Emergency Planners to Consider Worst Case Scenarios

Emergency planners in Bridgeton will discuss how to approach possible evacuations.

02/20/2014

Photo/KMOX/Kevin Killeen

International Nuclear Waste Expert to Speak in Bridgeton Tonight

A former DA former Dept. of Energy official in the Clinton Administration is expected to call for new action on the West Lake Landfill tonight in Bridgeton.

11/21/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

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

Photo/KMOX/Kevin Killeen

State Rep. Bill Otto Scheduled To Release New Landfill Information

State Representative Bill Otto is scheduled to release new information Monday afternoon regarding the burning Bridgeton landfill.

06/17/2013

Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Public Hearing Scheduled For Ameren’s Landfill Request

A public hearing has been scheduled in regards to Ameren’s request for a coal ash landfill.

06/15/2013

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