energy http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Blunt Calls For End On Government 'War On Coal' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/blunt-calls-end-government-war-coal <p>When it comes to energy, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says that the federal government has taken the wrong approach for years.</p><p>“The refusal to acknowledge that we’re the Saudi Arabia of coal is a big mistake for us,” Blunt, R-Mo., told St. Charles County officials and business people gathered Thursday night at the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce.</p><p>Instead, he said, “There’s a clear war on coal.”</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 07:55:07 +0000 Jo Mannies 33222 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Blunt Calls For End On Government 'War On Coal' Mo. Environmental Group Sues Army Corps Over Pipeline Project http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-environmental-group-sues-army-corps-over-pipeline-project <p><em><strong>Updated at 5:00 p.m.</strong></em></p><p>A St. Louis-based environmental group has <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/201308/Complaintfiled.pdf">filed a lawsuit</a> against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for failing to provide information about a multi-state oil pipeline project.</p><p>The Missouri Coalition for the Environment says the Corps unlawfully withheld documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:38:11 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 29230 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Environmental Group Sues Army Corps Over Pipeline Project Petition To End St. Louis Tax Incentives Delivered With Thousands Of Signatures http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/petition-end-st-louis-tax-incentives-delivered-thousands-signatures <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About 50 activists delivered a petition to the St. Louis Board of Elections on Wednesday, calling for the city to cut tax breaks from businesses involved in what they call “unsustainable energy production.”</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The group marched with signs that said “Take Back St. Louis" and chanted things like "We will stand, we will fight, a greener city is our right!"</span></p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:06:46 +0000 Chris McDaniel 28702 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Petition To End St. Louis Tax Incentives Delivered With Thousands Of Signatures