groundwater http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Environmental Groups Demand Groundwater Testing Near Ameren Power Plants http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/environmental-groups-demand-groundwater-testing-near-ameren-power-plants <p></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 22:53:24 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 26680 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Environmental Groups Demand Groundwater Testing Near Ameren Power Plants Protesters Urge State To Test Groundwater For Coal Ash Contamination Near Ameren Power Plants http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/protesters-urge-state-test-groundwater-coal-ash-contamination-near-ameren-power-plants <p></p><p>A small but vocal group of protesters gathered outside Ameren Missouri's headquarters in St. Louis today to voice their opposition to the company's plans to build several new coal ash landfills.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 23:00:54 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 25756 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Protesters Urge State To Test Groundwater For Coal Ash Contamination Near Ameren Power Plants Agreement Reached To Clean-Up Groundwater Contamination At St. Louis County Site http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/agreement-reached-clean-groundwater-contamination-st-louis-county-site <p>A company has agreed to clean up <a href="http://www.epa.gov/region7/cleanup/chicago_heights/">groundwater contamination in north St. Louis County</a> after tests raised concerns at homes near the plant.</p><p>The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced a cleanup agreement with PerkinElmer Inc., a Massachusetts-based firm that operates the Missouri Metals plant. The agreement will be final after a 30-day comment period.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:45:45 +0000 The Associated Press & St. Louis Public Radio 5552 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Agreement Reached To Clean-Up Groundwater Contamination At St. Louis County Site Ameren to build coal ash landfill in Missouri River floodplain? No way, say Franklin County residents. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ameren-build-coal-ash-landfill-missouri-river-floodplain-no-way-say-franklin-county-residents-0 <p><a href="http://www.ameren.com/sites/aue/Pages/home.aspx">Ameren </a>operates <a href="http://www.ameren.com/source/AboutUs/Pages/ADC_AU_Labadie.aspx">a coal-fired power plant</a> in <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Labadie,+Mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;um=1&amp;ie=UTF-8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Labadie,+MO&amp;gl=us&amp;ei=FPsHTZWuOI-qsAOW1-y6Dg&amp;sa=X&amp;oi=geocode_result&amp;ct=title&amp;resnum=1&amp;ved=0CBYQ8gEwAA">Labadie, Mo</a>., about 35 miles west of St. Louis, and wants to build a 400-acre landfill near the plant to store coal waste.</p><p>Some <a href="http://www.franklinmo.org/">Franklin County</a> residents are definitely not happy about a possible landfill in the Missouri River floodplain and the effects it might have on drinking water.</p><p>Tonight they will <a href="http://www.franklinmo.org/Commission_Agendas/LandFill.html">once again be voicing their opposition</a> to proposed regulations that would allow Ameren to go ahead with their <a href="http://www.ameren.com/sites/aue/source/AboutUs/Pages/LabadieLandfill.aspx">plan</a>.</p><p> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 23:32:04 +0000 Véronique LaCapra & Kelsey Proud 122 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ameren to build coal ash landfill in Missouri River floodplain? No way, say Franklin County residents.