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LEO Blog REBOOT!

Ok, it has been awhile and we have been really busy. We made it through local hearings, Circuit Court and now are now in the appeals court trying to strike down the regulations on coal ash waste landfills that we think do not serve the communities of Franklin County and put our health at risk. What we need is your help. We need you to stay engaged, donate if you can and take action when [ 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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US Sen Intoduce NEW Co...

US Sens Hoeven (ND) Conrad (ND), McCaskill (MO), Blunt (MO) and others Sponsored a Coal Ash Bill Introduced in the US Senate 8/2/2012, right before leaving on break. S 3512 is only a minor improvement from the bad House McKinely bill we fought so hard to stop last year. Of note is the striking regulatory holes, slow action to implement and disabling of EPA as the regulatory driver.  Coal ash ponds are also not phased [ continue reading ]

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LEO Highlights Multipl...

  Endangered Rivers Press Conference, St. Louis MO   May 15th, LEO joined Missouri Coalition for the Environment, MO Sierra Club and Maryland Heights Residents for Responsible Growth in informing the public that the Missouri River is at risk. The “Big Muddy” made the American Rivers list of the 10 Most Endangered Rivers in America. The Missouri River is the nation’s longest river and directly impacts the lives of millions of Americans as it courses [ continue reading ]

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HCR 35 Deserves a Hear...

You already know that HCR 35 Coal Ash Monitoring and Cleanup Resolution was introduced by 6 strong MO legislators from aross the state and that LEO, Sierra Club and partners in MCEA lobbied earlier this year in Jefferson City to get it assigned to a Committee and moved along. Well, it was assigned to the House Committee on Tourism and Natural Resources last week. Now we need the Chairperson, Don Ruzicka (R-132) to assign a [ continue reading ]

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