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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. The diversion flooded about 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland and 100 homes in the state. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and has caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas.  (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Farmers and Business Owners File Suit Over Missouri River

The group is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, claiming the agency mismanaged the Missouri River since 2006 and contributed to major flooding in five states.

03/05/2014

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: KMOX)

Nuclear Waste Expert Calls West Lake Landfill “Highly Toxic”

BRIDGETON, MO–(KMOX)–The West Lake Landfill nuclear should be dug up and hauled away — so says a nuclear waste expert in town tonight to meet with Bridgeton residents. Robert Alvarez, who served in the Department […]

11/21/2013

File photo of pipe to be used for construction of a pipeline. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

St. Louis Group Sues Army Corps Over Pipeline Plans

The coalition says it was improperly denied records about Canadian company Enbridge’s plan to build a 600-mile oil pipeline from Illinois to Oklahoma.

08/20/2013

Franciscan Sisters of  Mary pray over nuclear waste dump at West Lake Landfill

Nuns Pray for Removal of Nuclear Waste in Bridgeton

BRIDGETON, MO– (KMOX)–A bus load of nuns made a pit stop at the West Lake Landfill for a prayer vigil seeking the removal of radioactive waste at the site. Some sixty nuns with the Franciscan […]

06/07/2013

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Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, April 23rd — Find Out What Star Will Be Performing in The Muny’s “Nunsense”?

Charlie and Debbie talk with Mike Isaacson who reveals the name of the “star” performing in “Nunsense” at The Muny this summer; Charlie talks with Kelly Dorfman, author of “Cure Your Child with Food”; with Russell Errett with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about flooding and rising river levels; and with Jerry Schlichter of Arch Grants.

04/23/2013

Missouri River Flooding 5, Getty Images, photo by Jamie Squire

Bill Would Drop Corps’ Mo. River Wildlife Focus

Legislators want to see more focus on flood management and navigation.

04/13/2013

File photo of bags of fertilizer. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

U.S. Grants Permit For Fertilizer Plant Near Possible Burial Ground

Regulators have issued a permit to allow construction of a $1.3 billion fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa after a deal was reached to monitor the site to ensure it’s not an Indian burial ground.

04/01/2013

Getty/Joe Raedle

Attorney Plans To Sue Over Missouri River Flooding

Landowners inundated by Missouri River flooding are preparing to sue the U.S. government, saying a recent Supreme Court ruling opens the door for them to receive damages, an attorney said Tuesday.

03/05/2013

Low water levels on Mississippi River near St. Louis could cause barges to stop costing billions

Recent Rains Ease Fears Of A Mississippi River Shutdown

There had been concern that barge traffic would grind to a halt due to an ongoing drought, widely considered by experts to be the worst in decades.

01/31/2013

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Army Corps of Engineers Releases Carlyle Lake Water, Pushing Back Shutdown Date

The release, according to the American Waterways Operators and Waterways Council, Inc, could avoid a complete shutdown until at least mid-January.

12/28/2012

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