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LEO Appologizes for La...

It came to our attention recently that folks are not aware of our very active Facebook pages. Please visit, and LIKE, us at:  Labadie Environmental Organization (LEO) and Save Our Bottoms. Given the hectic schedule of litigation, EPA regulation, etc. we have not found someone who can keep The Blog from the Bottoms up-to-date. Rest assured, that LEO continues to fight via any avenue available to stop coal ash dumping in our nation’s floodplains and [ continue reading ]

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EPA to Clamp Down on P...

Waste water discharge from the Labadie Power Plant ash pond(s). Picture taken from MO DNR site visit September 27, 2011 report Friday April 19th the EPA announced its proposed rule aimed at reducing coal and nuclear power plant waste water discharges to rivers and streams.  The announcement was welcomed by those of us concerned by coal-fired plant waste water being discharged by the millions of gallons into our nation’s major rivers as unlined pits in [ continue reading ]

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Teresa Connelly for CO...

              Time to help and get out the vote! We have our new 1st District Commissioner Tim Brinker and the decision for who will represent the other half of the County on the Commission will be made on November 6th. Teresa is clearly the best choice since she has the experience and leadership skills to bring people together. Teresa has both run a small business and provided service to [ continue reading ]

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Letter from Claire

Posting Claire’s letter to me after making call and sending her an email asking that she take her name off of the bad coal ash bill in the Senate. S3512 DOES not establish protective guidelines like immediate groundwater testing around all sites (including those no longer accepting coal waste), clean-up and closure of contaminating sites and cover to minimize particulate matter pollution on communities. See the areas we highlighted in the letter to understand why [ continue reading ]

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PSC Hearing on Ameren ...

The Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold an Ameren rate hike hearing AUGUST 22nd, 6pm at East Central College in Union MO. Put the date on your calendar DETAILS HERE – See Page 2 of document Come with questions about  rate increase (14%), energy efficiency plan, why build an expensive/risky landfill in the floodplain that rate payers have to fund! UPDATE AUG 17TH:  PSC ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN ROOMS FOR LAST FEW MEETINGS “BECAUSE OF [ continue reading ]

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