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Environmental group: Ameren Missouri plant mercury pollutant rates rank second in country

An environmental group, Environment Missouri, claims that emissions from an Ameren Missouri power plant is putting your family’s health at risk

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Groups appeal to National Parks Service to protect Current, Jacks Fork rivers

Leaders of about a dozen national and state environmental and outdoor groups gathered downtown today to call on the National Park Service to rehabilitate the Current River, which lies at the heart of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.

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Activists Call For Clean-Up Of Current River

Activists upset about the state of the Current River presented 5,000 petition signatures to the National Park Service Tuesday, some of them symbolically written on canoe paddles.

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News Release | Environment Missouri

Landmark Mercury and Air Toxics Pollution Limits Announced

Today, President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the first-ever nationwide standard for mercury and air toxics pollution from power plants. Missouri power plants emit more mercury than those in 46 other states. The new standard is expected to cut toxic mercury pollution from power plants by 90 percent and protect public health.

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New Report: St. Louis Named 7th Smoggiest Large Metro Area in the Country

Today Environment Missouri Research & Policy Center released a new report showing that the St. Louis area ranks as the 7th smoggiest large metropolitan area in the country. Smog is a harmful air pollutant that leads to asthma attacks and exacerbates respiratory illnesses, especially among children and the elderly.

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