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MO Needs Strong Coal A...

I was glad to see The Missourian published LEO board member’s LTE on why Missouri is in dire need for coal ash protections.

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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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Lobby with LEO, OR Cal...

Weds, April 17th is LEO/MEDA Environmental Lobby Day. Back in December, LEO joined forces w/ Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) and Environment Missouri to lobby for floodplain protections, strong coal ash regulations in Missouri, clean energy and support for our state parks. We still have room if you would like to join us. LEO is coordinating a carpool from the Gray Summit exit commuter lot (corner of Old 100 and New 100, south side [ 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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