power plant http://news.stlpublicradio.org en PSC Hears Arguments On Labadie Coal Ash Landfill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/psc-hears-arguments-labadie-coal-ash-landfill <p></p><p></p><p>Hearings begin in Jefferson City Monday morning on a proposed coal ash landfill in Franklin County.</p><p>Power company Ameren is seeking the Missouri Public Service Commission’s approval of the new facility to receive waste from its power plant in Labadie.</p><p>The utility is running out of room in its existing Labadie storage ponds. Ameren&nbsp;Vice President Warren Wood says the new landfill will be extremely safe, replacing slurry ponds with state-of-the-art dry storage.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 03:35:49 +0000 Kelly MacNeil 34852 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org PSC Hears Arguments On Labadie Coal Ash Landfill Sierra Club Alleges Thousands Of Air Quality Violations At Ameren's St. Louis-Area Plants http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sierra-club-alleges-thousands-air-quality-violations-amerens-st-louis-area-plants <p><em><strong>Updated Thursday 10:15 p.m.</strong></em></p><p>The Sierra Club says Ameren has been routinely violating air quality standards at its St. Louis-area power plants.</p><p>In a <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/201312/Ameren_Missouri_NOI_12.11.13_FINAL.pdf">Notice of Intent to Sue</a> delivered to Ameren on Wednesday afternoon, the Sierra Club alleges the company's&nbsp;Labadie, Meramec, and Rush Island plants have exceeded air pollution limits almost 10,000 times since 2008.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:56:41 +0000 Véronique LaCapra & Sarah Skiöld-Hanlin 32190 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sierra Club Alleges Thousands Of Air Quality Violations At Ameren's St. Louis-Area Plants