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Too Dirty to Fail?

Is Washington waging war on the environmental regulations that protect us?  Main Street was plundered.  Is the environment next?  You bet it is.  Congress is poised to remove protections that would result in plundering  “The Commons” …air, water and the earth.  There is a disturbing pattern of disregard by Washington for what the public overwhelmingly supports…clean air and clean water.  That must be stopped.  Here’s why….  “When plunder becomes a way of life for a [ continue reading ]

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The Long and Winding R...

…to a floodplain coal ash landfill? The road to where we are today has been as long and winding as Highway T into the historic village of Labadie.   The landfill journey started in a very odd but telling way Memorial Day weekend, 2010 when Franklin County noticed a Planning and Zoning (P&Z) hearing for proposed changes to the land use zoning code in the holiday weekend Missourian.  Curiously, the mysterious notice was devoid of any [ continue reading ]

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Coal Ash Rule and EPA ...

House Reps are on a roll – rolling back environmental protections that have served us well for over 40 years.  Here is a partial hit list: suspending vehicle car mileage goals suspending rules on mountaintop removal mining disallowing almost any activity related to greenhouse gas regulation stopping stricter mercury emissions standards and preventing the EPA from regulating coal ash as a hazardous waste…EVER The Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act are under attack…that [ continue reading ]

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Missouri Flunks!

Myth Busted! Missouri flunks the test when it comes to managing coal ash. According to a recent state by state analysis, Missouri falls in the top 12 of the worst states for coal ash management. #6 to be exact. That’s an alarming statistic that must be emphasized to the Franklin county Commission as they wrestle with the zoning changes that would allow coal ash landfills. This report debunks the myth that state regulatory agencies are [ continue reading ]

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Politics and Conservation

“The conservation of our natural resources and their proper use constitute the fundamental problem which underlies almost every other problem of our national life,” Teddy Roosevelt told Congress in 1907. This is a statement we in Franklin County understand better than many. What Teddy Roosevelt did creating our national parks is one of this country’s greatest treasures.  Something happened along the way to shift conservative policies away from conservation. What happened?  Franklin County politicians are [ continue reading ]

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