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LEO Getting the Word Out

If you have been following the fight to stop zoning code changes in Franklin Co that would allow coal ash landfills…you have seen the Missourian ads, LTEs, videos posted on YouTube and on the Missourian. Have you seen the LEO ad on the digital board going into Washington? It has run about 3 weeks and first announced the 6/6 Commission Working Session and then switched to this notice alerting everyone to the serious nature of [ continue reading ]

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LEO Takes on DC and Ac...

April 11th-14th representatives from 10 states traveled to DC to talk with decision makers at EPA and with our legislators to demand a strong coal ash rule soon.  Missouri sent 4 individuals included 2 reps from LEO.  We met with Manny Stanislaus of EPA, the team writing the rule and almost all of the top staff members of our state Reps and state Senators. The meetings were positive and encouraged all of us that the [ continue reading ]

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ACTION: Contact Commi...

We are in the last stages of the Franklin County decision whether or not to open us all up to coal ash landfills.  Planning and Zoning hearings were about making a recommendation to the County Commission and then the Commission had its own hearings to gather public input. A majority vote of the 3 member County Commission will decide IF Franklin County changes its existing zoning code to allow coal ash landfills. The last of [ continue reading ]

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How Much Poison is OK ...

Published on the HuffPost Green 4/4/2011; Picture above and comments in italics provided by LEO As a mother of four, the question is absurd to me. Really, can you imagine if you asked someone that question and they answered, “Well, some is ok, as long as it doesn’t kill them, subjecting them to injury and chronic illness seems fine.” That would be insane. But that is the insanity we are living with today. Coal-fired power [ continue reading ]

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Coal Ash Front & ...

If you own Ameren stock you will have the opportunity to vote on a shareholder proposal asking for safeguards in managing coal combustion wastes at Ameren facilities.  I believe it asks that the company not place a CCW landfill in the Labadie bottoms floodplain due to risks incurred both to the community and to shareholders that stand to loose value in stock if building a CCW landfill in the floodplain results in future damages. Please [ continue reading ]

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