pollution

(iStock.)

Mo. Senator: ‘There’s No Need To Be Regulating Backyard Barbecues’

If an EPA study results in regulating propane barbecue grills, one Missouri senator says it could be a real battle.

03/19/2015

Fracking (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution Link

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.

03/04/2015

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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

EPA

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

IMG_5238

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

Mississippi River among most polluted in the nation.

03/22/2012

more