Updated at 3:15 p.m. on Aug. 8, 2012:
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold another public awareness session Aug. 14. This one will focus on the permitting process for a proposed coal ash landfill at Ameren's Meramec power plant near Arnold, Mo.
The proposed landfill site is located at 8200 Fine Road, approximately 3.6 miles southeast of the intersection of Interstate 55 and Route 141. Ameren is preparing a detailed site investigation work plan. The session is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Rogers Elementary School, 7700 Fine Road in St. Louis.
Representatives of MDNR and Ameren will be available to answer questions.
Original story posted 5:53 p.m. Aug. 7, 2012:
The St. Louis-based utility company Ameren is proposing to build a coal ash landfill at its Rush Island power plant in Jefferson County, about 10 miles southeast of Festus.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is holding a public awareness session tonight to describe the permitting process for the landfill.