Governor May Combine Environmental CommissionsTwo Missouri state commissions that serve as watchdogs against water and air pollution may be merged
Missouri Company Accused of River PollutionA Missouri business owner is accused in a federal indictment of dumping grease that his recycling company collected into the Big Piney River.
EPA Pushes for 'Smart Thermostats' as Way to Limit PollutionIt is considered smart technology because besides being linked to wireless Internet service, the thermostats ``learn'' costumer behavior and adjust settings accordingly.
Koster Warns Radiation Found Off-Site Near Bridgeton LandfillThe sternly worded report also warns that the underground fire appears to be moving closer to the north quarry where radioactive waste from the Manhattan Project is buried in the West Lake Landfill.
Attorney General Sues Missouri Meat-Processing FacilityAttorney 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.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA 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.
Sierra Club Sues AmerenThe club is trying to force the utility to reduce emissions at its three St. Louis area coal-fired power plants.
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 CountyThe Environmental Protection Agency has begun a massive cleanup of contaminated soil in west St. Louis County.
MU Gets $254K to Study Hinkson CleanupThe 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.