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Sierra Club Sues Ameren

The club is trying to force the utility to reduce emissions at its three St. Louis area coal-fired power plants.

03/05/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mississippi River Explorer Warns of Pollution

“We have so many different chemicals that we’re using in our lifestyle and our ag industries. I don’t know if they measure for all of those that go into the river.”

09/10/2013

Labadie Power Plant

Labadie Plant Named One of ‘Toxic Ten’

Ameren would not speak with KMOX. Instead, they released a written statement claiming great improvements have been made.

01/07/2013

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Polluted Soil Being Removed in St. Louis County

The Environmental Protection Agency has begun a massive cleanup of contaminated soil in west St. Louis County.

11/28/2012

MU Gets $254K to Study Hinkson Cleanup

The state has awarded the University of Missouri-Columbia nearly $254,000 to study pollution prevention in a creek that runs through part of the city.

09/12/2012

Photo: Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images

A ‘Disturbing’ Trend Toward Bad Air Quality This Summer

Lung Association Director of Health Susanna Fuchs says the hot summer has meant a lot of orange air quality days.

08/24/2012

Photo: Alan Cressler, Getty Images

Illinois AG Files Suit For Ground Water Contamination

Illinois AG is filing suit alledging groundwater was contaminated by the Wood River Refinery in Roxanna.

05/29/2012

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Group Claims 2 Million Lbs. Of Toxic Waste Dumped Into MO Waterways

Mississippi River among most polluted in the nation.

03/22/2012

spectaclecase mussels

Saving the Sheepnose and Spectaclecase

The sheepnose and spectaclecase mussels will be protected following an agreement reached last summer between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Washington, Center for Biological Diversity.

03/13/2012

AFP/Getty/Paul Crock

US EPA Orders Dramatic Cuts in Pollution

Power plants in our region under the rule

07/07/2011

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