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LEO Networks With the ...

The Water Protection Network (WPN) had their annual membership meeting in the St. Louis Loop last week. What a great gathering of organizations and solution driven people. The message was that we are ushering in a new era of stewardship for America’s rivers, wetlands and coast. As a coalition of organizations we have more individual capacity and collective power to change policy. The Federal Government’s investments in water projects have a profound impact on the [ continue reading ]

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Prepare to VOTE on Ame...

Last year the MCRI (Midwest Coalition for Responsible Investing) almost exceeded the 50% vote mark to make the Coal Ash Shareholder Resolution force Ameren to consider alternatives for dumping in the floodplain. This was with minimal planning time. The reality is that shareholders would be hurt by inevitable contamination of groundwater, damages from pond collapses, etc. Ameren should be doing everything possible to protect the environment in which they operate their business. Missourians give Ameren [ continue reading ]

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LEO Lobbies on Coal As...

February 29th, LEO joined with 120+ citizen lobbyists from across Missouri to talk with legislators about coal ash, parks, clean water, food, green building and energy policy. Franklin County Missouri had 14 people there this year due to LEO mobilization. Good for a workday in February! LEO authored a fact sheet that was given to every State Rep and State Senator that the entire coalition (Sierra Club, Missouri Coalition for the Environment, Missouri Votes Conservation [ continue reading ]

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LEO Files Suit to Prot...

Weds Nov 23rd LEO and 11 other landowners/neighbors filed papers with the Franklin County Circuit Court in an effort to nullify recently adopted utility landfill regulations. If unchecked, Ameren would move forward with building the coal ash landfill in the Missouri River floodplain in Labadie.   The lawsuit was filed and a Writ of Certiorari was issued by the judge. The writ stays the effectiveness of the County’s zoning amendment decision and begins the review [ continue reading ]

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Every Reason in the Wo...

Franklin County Commissioners will vote on the proposed landfill regulations this coming Tues October 25th at 10 a.m. at the FC Government Center on Locust Street in downtown Union. Government seat, controversial issue, important to turnout, time to hold our elected officials accountable for their vote on this issue. We maintain that the Commission has been given every reason to vote the proposed regulations down. One has to keep the decision in perspective. The elected [ continue reading ]

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