Important Vote on Coal Waste Near Missouri River Expected This Week
Environmental Groups Press DNR for Coal Ash Groundwater TestingLEO's Patricia Schuba says it's critical state officials act now.
Court Cases Could Come Down to the Wire for Coal Ash Landfill Opponents"My thought is, we're in a better place than ever right now to actually stop this landfill," says Patricia Schuba, President of the Labadie Environmental Organization.
Controversy Surrounds Ameren Coal Ash LandfillLabadie Environmental Organization calls on Franklin County zoning board to block it.
Group Says IL AG Lawsuit Adds Fuel to Coal Ash Fight"Despite what Illinois does to monitor around coal ash sites, there's still situations where communities are put at risk."
Ameren says Plant Seepage will be ControlledEnvironmental group says problems at Labadie coal ash pond, point to need to tougher regulations
You Can Talk About Coal Waste - Not AmerenFranklin County Commissioners take more public comment on utility landfills
Utility Landfill Hearing in Franklin Co. CancelledPostponed due to weather.
Vocal Opponents of Coal Waste Landfill Want More InputIn recent weeks KMOX News has reported on the national debate over what to do with the ash produced by coal-fired power plants. This week the arguments are local as Franklin County, Missouri officials continue to review plans by Ameren to build a massive coal waste storage facility near the Missouri River.
Coal Ash Concerns Send Franklin Co. Group to ChicagoA citizens group from rural Missouri is so fired-up over the hazards of coal-fired power -- they're travelling miles to tell federal regulators about their fears.