Height of Illinois Levees Concerning to Some in MissouriState versus state battle lines are being drawn across the Mississippi River, with a top Missouri official urging Illinois regulators to back away from a plan allowing higher levees that could push more floodwater to the Missouri side of the river.
US Senator Blunt Calls for Solutions to Interstate FloodingBlunt says finding a solution should be a priority.
Coldwater Creek Water Turns White, Cause UnknownNo Known Source of Contamination
Valley Park Officials Still Not Commenting on Claims Levee Too HighMayor Pennise Refuses to Comment
Completion Of Coldwater Creek Cleanup Still 10 Years AwayRemoval of radioactive waste resulting from the Manhattan Project recently reached 75 percent mark.
Corps: Giving it Contaminated Landfill Would Not Speed FixFederal legislation, including in the Upton-led House Committee on Energy and Commerce, seeks to put the landfill effort in the hands of the Corps' Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program.
Neighbors Ask Questions About Radioactive Backyards Near Coldwater Creek"This is the very first atomic waste in the world and we're still suffering from it," Byron Clemens said at a community meeting Thursday.
Bulldozers Level Tiny, Flood-Ruined Missouri VillageFour years since being swamped when the federal government blasted three holes in a Mississippi River levee, the tiny southeast Missouri community of Pinhook has been turned into a footnote by bulldozers.
E.coli Concerns at Carlyle Lake AddressedLatest water samples meet all state and federal regulations for safe public use
Farmers and Business Owners File Suit Over Missouri RiverThe 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.
Nuclear Waste Expert Calls West Lake Landfill "Highly Toxic"
St. Louis Group Sues Army Corps Over Pipeline PlansThe coalition says it was improperly denied records about Canadian company Enbridge's plan to build a 600-mile oil pipeline from Illinois to Oklahoma.