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Attorney General Sues Missouri Meat-Processing Facility

Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a lawsuit accusing a small southeast Missouri meat-processing plant of polluting a steam with slaughterhouse waste.



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.


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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.


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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.


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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.”


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.



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.


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.


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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.


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Illinois AG Files Suit For Ground Water Contamination

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



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