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EPA Clean Power Plan Draws Local Reaction

ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) – President Barack Obama says his new power plant regulations are “the single most important step” America has ever taken in the fight against climate change. The president’s plan requires states to […]

08/03/2015

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Missouri Panel Questions Adding Multistate Wind Energy Line

A company’s request to build a power line for a multistate wind energy project that would run through Missouri appears unlikely to gain approval from a state regulatory panel.

06/02/2015

Environmental Groups Press DNR for Coal Ash Groundwater Testing

LEO’s Patricia Schuba says it’s critical state officials act now.

11/11/2014

Sign at climate justice rally in Kiener Plaza, St. Louis on September 21, 2014 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

St. Louisans Join In Climate Justice Call

Sierra Club & others hold clean energy event at Kiener Plaza downtown

09/21/2014

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Plan to Expand Utility’s Coal Ash Landfill Debated

Environmentalists are urging Springfield officials to reject a plan to expand the landfill where City Utilities of Springfield dumps its coal ash.

06/10/2014

Proposed coal ash landfill site in Labadie, Mo. on June 18, 2011. (Photo: Patricia Schuba)

Hearing Held over Labadie Power Plant Expansion

Should Ameren be able to expand its Labadie Power Plant grounds to include a coal ash landfill? That’s the question Missouri energy officials are seeking to answer at a 3-day hearing starting today.

03/31/2014

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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

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Environmental Group Accuses Ameren of Air Pollution

ST. LOUIS-(KMOX)–An environmental group announces its preparing a lawsuit against Ameren, alleging the utility has violated the Clean Air Act at its St. Louis-area power plants. The Sierra Club claims Ameren’s coal-fired power plants in […]

12/12/2013

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South County Residents Voice Coal Ash Concerns

At a meeting Tuesday night, residents claimed the existing coal ash from the Meramec facility is causing health problems.

03/13/2013

5/15/12-Caroline Pufalt with the Missouri chapter of the Sierra Club speaks during a press conference at St. Louis City Hall Tuesday in response to a national study that names the Missouri River the fourth "Most Endangered" river in America. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Report: Missouri River Among 10 “Most Endangered” In U.S.

Report: Effort to channel Missouri “has actually made flood damages worse”.

05/15/2012

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