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Route 66 State Park

No Health Risk Found in Route 66 State Park Soil

The park sits on the former site of Times Beach, a St. Louis County town that was shut down due to dioxin contamination in the early 1990s.

11/21/2012

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Pilot Program Seeks to Recycle Food Leftovers

A pilot program under way at Lambert Airport in St. Louis seeks to reduce waste from leftover food.

09/12/2012

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Lambert Starts New Food Waste Recycling Program

The program, which aims to divert waste away from landfills, will sell the resulting compost as soil additives.

09/11/2012

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Campfire Ban Lifted in Missouri Parks

Rain from Hurricane Isaac has helped lessen the drought.

09/02/2012

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Ameren Seeking Second Coal Ash Landfill

Ameren seeking to place a coal ash landfill at its Rush Island power plant in Jefferson County

08/02/2012

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Missouri Moves to Online Environmental Permits

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources plans to start handling applications for a common permit over the Internet.

07/06/2012

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Shaw Park Will See Major Improvements

A suburban St. Louis park is undergoing major renovations that include a $400,000 art project.

06/04/2012

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Easing Restrictions of Nuke Waste Through Missouri

The Missouri House would allow a Canadian company to pay fewer fees and avoid mandatory inspections of the radioactive material that it ships through the state.

04/24/2012

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Missouri Deer and Turkey Season Set

The Missouri Conservation Commission approved 2012 turkey-hunting regulations similar to 2011.

12/27/2011

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Red-Flagged Drinking Water in Mo.

Missouri DNR says 23 public water systems had three or more reporting violations in 12 months.

12/04/2011

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