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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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Small Ordinance Change...

On May 31st, the Franklin County Commission unanimously voted to adopt Order 11-182. In doing so, they acknowledged that the proposed CCW landfill in the Missouri River bottoms is actually IN the floodway. The amendments to the county floodplain ordinances both allow us to receive FEMA aide in the event of flooding and identifies those areas most at risk.  A few years back (2009) FEMA rewrote their maps to reflect reality on the river.  Those new [ continue reading ]

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JULY 6th Commission to...

First time we get to hear what the Commissioners are thinking about everything they have heard on adding utility landfill regulations to the Franklin Co zoning code. They will deliberate and could finalize the “order” that will then be voted on in a Tuesday a.m. Commission Meeting. Hard day and time of day to attend…but, we need as many of you there as possible. Media promises to attend and large public turnout sends a powerful [ continue reading ]

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Save the Clean Water Act!

We need your help in sending a message to Administrator Jackson of the EPA.  Protect and defend the Clean Water Act! Ted Mathys at Environment Missouri is collecting signatures via an online petition.  Please take the time to sign and join all the other Missourians defending clean water. Who opposes these protections? An array of special interests including ExxonMobil threatening “legal warfare.”  The National Mining Association and others told Congress 2 weeks ago the Clean [ continue reading ]

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Call US Senators McCas...

LEO was one of 102 groups that quickly signed on to a letter asking Senators to stand up for human health and the environment by STAYING OFF the anti-Subtitle C letter being circulated by Senators Conrad (ND) and Enzi (WY). Both have been trying to hobble the normal EPA process of setting and implementing environmental rules while constituents pay in damages back home. The Conrad-Enzi letter asks President Obama for weak coal ash protections, but [ continue reading ]

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