To make the smelly landfill in Bridgeton less smelly, officials are first going to have to make it "significantly" more smelly.
That's right: An "odor reduction" plan requires a major increase in the odors they are trying to stop.
But there is some good news. The odor-increasing odor-reduction ef ... More >>
The Bridgeton landfill is so smelly that the attorney general's office might have to intervene.
At least the director of the Missouri department of natural resources has requested that the agriculture and environment division of Attorney General Chris Koster's office get involved and "institute ap ... More >>
Update: A waste management company that oversees a landfill in Bridgeton is aware that residents have been making a big stink about apparently awful, horrible smells forcing people to cover their faces when they go outside -- so bad that some say they can't even escape the stench inside their own ho ... More >>
The good news: When it comes to toxic air pollution, Missouri is not the worst! The bad news: We're among the twenty most worstest. According to a report just released by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Missouri comes in #15 on a list of the 20 states most polluted by coal-fired power plants. ... More >>
Another rate increase? We should be used to it by now.Jeffrey Tomich at the Post-Dispatch has an interesting article today on the possibility that AmerenUE and Kansas City Power & Light, the two largest electric utilities in the state, are coordinating their rate requests in order to overwhel ... More >>
Todd OwyoungUmm, security? Can you tell those women in the Ameren suite to shut up?Given his prior gun and drug arrests, one would think that rapper Lil' Wayne would have provided the crowd at Scottrade Center with all the gangsta theatrics they could handle during his jam-packed concert last nig ... More >>
Missouri legislators want to overturn a 2008 ballot initiative requiring state utilities to produce 15 percent of their energy from clean sources in 2021.Missouri's carbon-dioxide output from coal-fired power plants increased last year by nearly nine percent, to more than 83 million tons. The ris ... More >>
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Common Chesterfield recyclablesLast October, the RFT detailed a neighborhood dispute between the Parkway School District and the residents of a white-collar subdivision in Chesterfield. The school district said it recycled more than 1,300 tons of trash each ... More >>
Image sourceU.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. Does this look like a face that could launch a thousand student protests?Remember when Washington University gave Phyllis Schlafly an honorary degree? Remember those heady days of anger and protest? College commencements are, by their nature, d ... More >>
Most American's know the day after Thanksgiving as "Black Friday". But did you know that today is also "The Cloggiest Day of the Year" for the nation's plumbers and sewage technicians? It's true. Don't believe us, check out the press release after the jump.
flickr.com/photos/jkgrooveRep. Russ Carnahan office today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has released $22.9 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Missouri."As Congress continues working on comprehensive e ... More >>