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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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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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In The News
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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In The News
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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