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Missouri Sierra Club in the News

 

2014


For Earth Day: Asking Our Elected Officials to be Climate Heroes

4.22.14 - For Earth Day: Asking Our Elected Officials to be Climate Heroes (Editorial written by Sierra Club member Brian Ettling) - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/for-earth-day-asking-our-elected-officials-to-be-climate/article_d3bb0bda-a5e5-575d-8351-b0d35c408b1e.html

 

Beyond Coal Campaign Director Mary Ann Hitt Writes About Washington Student Anti-Coal Action

4.22.14 - Students Sit-In, Rally to Get Washington University to Cut Ties with Peabody Coal - http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/04/22/1293753/-Students-Sit-In-Rally-to-Get-Washington-University-to-Cut-Ties-With-Peabody-Coal#

 

Billboard Go Up in St. Louis Area on Dangers of Coal

4.8.14 - Billboards target Ameren and cost of coal - http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/2014/04/08/sierra-club-billboards-ameren-coal-costs/7472523/

 

Department of Natural Resources Hearing on Propose Labadie Coal Ash Pit

4.12.14 - Residents Urge DNR to Deny Coal Ash Landfill Permit - http://www.emissourian.com/local_news/business/article_ae18264e-c1af-11e3-a699-001a4bcf887a.html

4.9.14 - Speakers blast Ameren plan for landfill in Missouri River floodplain - http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/speakers-blast-ameren-plan-for-ash-landfill-in-missouri-river/article_cf1b2678-0962-52e1-a057-802777a69afd.html

4.9.14 - Proposed coal ash landfill is bad choice for our floodplains - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/proposed-coal-ash-landfill-is-a-bad-choice-for-our/article_720056ef-8d5e-544a-a400-823c7c4d3445.html

4.8.14 - Editorial encourages those opposed to Ameren landfill - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/editorial-encourages-those-opposed-to-ameren-landfill/article_7e558de5-e4f0-5afb-b849-c0ed9f2a6643.html

4.8.14 - Meeting Tuesday to Take Public Input on Ameren Coal Ash Landfill - http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/meeting-tuesday-take-public-input-ameren-coal-ash-landfill

 

NAACP Energy Policy Report

4.7.14 - NAACP calls for renewable energy - http://www.stlamerican.com/business/local_business/article_13b39da2-be91-11e3-9306-001a4bcf887a.html

4.3.14 - NAACP leaders say energy policy is civil rights issue - http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/naacp-leaders-say-energy-policy-is-civil-rights-issue/article_47abf0e6-4d75-593c-954d-338ccea771f7.html

4.3.14 - NAACP Report Calls For Bolstered Renewable Energy Production - http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/naacp-report-calls-bolstered-renewable-energy-production

 

Public Service Commission Hearing on Propose Labadie Coal Ash Pit

4.6.14 - No arsenic and mercury in our drinking water - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/no-arsenic-and-mercury-in-our-drinking-water/article_da61af86-3110-580e-97e5-24e8eb30a0fb.html

3.31.14 - Ameren, environmental groups square off on coal ash landfill - http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/ameren-environmental-groups-square-off-on-coal-ash-landfill/article_ad9a90e1-b13c-58d0-b137-5d7969130d30.html

3.31.14 - Hearing Held over Labadie Power Plant Expansion - http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2014/03/31/hearing-held-over-labadie-power-plant-expansion/

3.31.14 - Editorial: Dan River spill haunt's Ameren's plan for new coal-ash landfill - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/the-platform/editorial-dan-river-spill-haunt-s-ameren-s-plan-for/article_b1fcda61-5840-59da-85a8-09d1b1794035.html

3.30.14 - PSC Hears Arguments on Labadie Coal Ash Landfill - http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/psc-hears-arguments-labadie-coal-ash-landfill

3.29.14 - PSC Hearing on Coal Ash Landfill Begins Monday - http://www.emissourian.com/local_news/business/article_99970610-9cb5-51f2-98b5-286aa453f290.html

 

Derliction of Environmental Duty

3.27.14 - Derliction of environmental duty (Article by Sierra Club member Susan Cunningham) - http://www.occasionalplanet.org/2014/03/27/dereliction-of-environmental-duty/

 

Sierra Club Endorses Ginny Chadwick for Columbia City Council

3.26.14 - Chadwick pledges to forge own path on city council - http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/politics/chadwick-pledges-to-forge-own-path-on-city-council/article_980a7dcc-b505-11e3-8ce9-10604b9f6eda.html

 

Eldon's Green Warrior

3.21.14 - Eldon's own green warrior fights to preserve milkweed population for monarchs - http://unearthedmag.wordpress.com/2014/03/23/eldons-own-green-warrior-fights-to-preserve-milkweed-population-for-monarchs/

 

Lawsuit by Farmers over Missouri River Flooding

3.6.14 - Water, land and litigation: Lawsuit renews vigorous debate over future of Missouri River (cites Missouri Sierra Club Conservation Chair Caroline Pufalt) - http://www.kansascity.com/2014/03/05/4867748/lawsuit-renews-vigorous-debate.html

3.6.14 - Ettleman reacts to Corps' lawsuit - http://www.kmaland.com/news/ettleman-reacts-to-corps-lawsuit/article_99b46e8e-a557-11e3-b0c0-001a4bcf6878.html

 

Sierra Club Sues Ameren

3.5.14 - Sierra Club sues Ameren alleging Clean Air Act violations - http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/sierra-club-sues-ameren-alleging-clean-air-act-violations/article_f16f5370-d7b2-5a57-91ea-9beadc4ea4d7.html

3.5.14 - Sierra Club Sues Ameren Over The Clean Air Act - http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sierra-club-sues-ameren-over-clean-air-act

3.5.14 - Environmental group sues Ameren over coal plants - http://www.sfgate.com/business/energy/article/Environmental-group-sues-Ameren-over-coal-plants-5290675.php

3.5.14 - Sierra Club Sues Ameren - http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2014/03/05/sierra-club-sues-ameren/

3.5.14 - The Sierra Club sues Ameren for Clean Air Act violations - http://www.columbiamissourian.com/m/52095/the-sierra-club-sues-ameren-for-clean-air-act-violations/

3.5.14 - Sierra Club sues Ameren, alleging Clean Air violations - http://molawyersmedia.com/2014/03/05/sierra-club-sues-ameren-alleging-clean-air-violations/

3.5.14 - Mo. utility faces lawsuit over emissions at 3 plants - http://www.eenews.net/login?r=%2Fenergywire%2Fstories%2F1059995653%2Fsearch

3.5.14 - Sierra Club sues Ameren over coal plants - http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/morning_call/2014/03/sierra-club-sues-ameren-over-coal-plants.html

 

Denial Won't Make Climate Change Disappear

3.7.14 - We don't have a right to burn all the fossil fuel we want (letter to the editor by Missouri Sierra Club Energy Committee Chair Henry Robertson) - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/we-don-t-have-a-right-to-burn-all-the/article_1d2bf569-ed55-55a2-8d10-9fdd540fecc1.html

2.28.14 - Denial Won't Make Climate Change Disappear (letter to the editor by Sierra Club Member Martha LaFata) - http://www.websterkirkwoodtimes.com/letters-22511.114137-Denial-Wont-Make-Climate-Change-Go-Away.html#axzz2udQmjWwN

 

Ameren's Coal Problem on the Meramec

2.19.14 - Sierra Club brings 'Beyond Coal' effort to faith groups, Nixon - http://www.callnewspapers.com/Articles-Impact-News-i-2014-02-19-271303.112112-Sierra-Club-brings-Beyond-Coal-effort-to-faith-groups-Nixon.html

 

Ameren's Coal Ash Problem in Franklin County

2.13.14 - Environmental groups ask Nixon to stop Franklin County coal ash landfill -  http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/environmental-groups-ask-nixon-to-stop-franklin-county-coal-ash/article_a0207c40-6289-5423-bdf8-bdcd3f743c37.html

2.13.14 - Concern over coal ash in west STL County - http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/local/2014/02/13/coal-ash-concern-west-county/5466717/

 

Cleanline to Transport Wind Energy

2.2.14 - Power line opponents surge against wind energy transmission project - http://lakeexpo.com/news/top_stories/article_9fa0937c-8c3e-11e3-9d25-001a4bcf887a.html

1.31.14 - Transmission line to send Kansas wind-generated power eastward through Missouri and Illinois concerns some landowners - http://lakeexpo.com/news/top_stories/article_52a40dd0-8af7-11e3-93d3-001a4bcf887a.html

 

Flannigan South Pipeline Construction

1.25.14- Pipeline construction pumps energy into Midwest economy - http://www.kansascity.com/2014/01/25/4776564/pipeline-construction-pumps-energy.html

 

Ozark National Scenic Riverways Draft General Management Plan

2.27.14 - Senators Take Opposing Sides on Riverways (letter to the editor by Missouri Sierra Club Director John Hickey) - http://www.websterkirkwoodtimes.com/letters-22514.114137-Senators-Take-Opposing-Sides-On-Riverways.html#axzz2urfOoYWB

2.15.14 - Rep. Smith's letter about river plan was misleading - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/rep-smith-s-letter-about-river-plan-was-misleading/article_8454000e-dbf8-582a-ab14-c17a86f9c8be.html

2.15.14 - Floating Missouri Rivers Used to be Enjoyable - http://www.websterkirkwoodtimes.com/letters-22357.114137-Floating-Missouri-Rivers-Used-To-Be-Enjoyable.html#axzz2tOloKWo9

2.3.14 - Park Service plan to protect Ozark Riverways a good one - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/the-platform/editorial-park-service-plan-to-protect-ozarks-riverways-is-a/article_2723a03b-2b60-570c-b7c0-f3c190c55c96.html

2.2.14 - Feds plot future of Ozark Riverways in Missouri - http://dailyjournalonline.com/news/state-and-regional/feds-plot-future-of-ozark-riverways-in-missouri/article_ac2bfbc6-99b8-554e-a8ca-aaf3cae519bf.html

1.31.14 - Powder Valley Pow Wow! - http://www.websterkirkwoodtimes.com/Articles-Columnists-i-2014-01-31-191414.114137-Powder-Valley-Pow-Wow.html#axzz2s0g0MrNr

1.30.14 - Rivers are vulnerable to the pressures of misuse - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/rivers-are-vulnerable-to-the-pressures-of-misuse/article_6b54b1cf-0685-590b-8399-ba4bfbb2004c.html

1.30.14 - Draft Management Plan Released for Ozark National Park - http://www.scanews.com/2014/01/s1223/122315/

1.29.14 - Protect rivers from practices that may degrade them - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/protect-rivers-from-practices-that-may-degrade-them/article_a5e88b70-3171-5bcd-80e5-c9bb3696bb4d.html

1.28.14 - NPS asks for additional regulations, citizens ask for existing regs to be enforced - http://www.thesalemnewsonline.com/news/local_news/article_85dbb35a-8832-11e3-a590-001a4bcf6878.html

1.26.14 - Doubts about the future of a national park in the Ozarks - http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/doubts-about-the-future-of-a-national-park-in-the/article_02722479-7801-5d45-83f1-10d2a3ea21e1.html

1.25.14 - Missouri's scenic rivers need better care (letter to the editor by Sierra Club member Patty Brown) - http://www.examiner.net/article/20140124/OPINION/140129248/2014/OPINION?refresh=true

1.23.14 - Preserve and Protect Missouri Waterways - http://www.websterkirkwoodtimes.com/letters-22148.114137-Preserve-and-Protect-Mo-Waterways.html#axzz2rLp4lTrQ

1.23.14 -It's a styory with a thousand voices, and a river runs through it - http://www.travtalk.net/its-a-story-with-a-thousand-voices-and-a-river-runs-through-it/ 

1.23.14- Scenic Rivers: the case for Protections - http://www.columbiatribune.com/opinion/the_tribunes_view/scenic-rivers/article_8c5c3538-8459-11e3-9165-10604b9f6eda.html

 

Don't Wait to Take Action on Climate Change

1.20.14 - Don't Wait to Take Action on Climate Change (letter by Sierra Club member Brian Ettling) - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/don-t-wait-to-take-action-on-climate-change/article_e45b8891-03eb-5034-b293-af976a2421a1.html

 

Funding for Environmental Study on Missouri River Cut

1.19.14 - River study funds cut again (Sierra Club's Tom Ball quoted) - http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/politics/river-study-funds-cut-again/article_220faa20-80c6-11e3-a043-10604b9f6eda.html

1.18.14 - Funding for Missouri River study again stripped (Sierra Club's Tom Ball quoted) http://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/funding-for-missouri-river-study-again-stripped/article_c27a13ed-31c7-5888-b20c-f63bf5eb1a3c.html

 

More Wind and Energy Conservation for KCP&L

1.13.14 - Westar, KCP&L working on renewable energy projects - http://www.4-traders.com/WESTAR-ENERGY-INC-14906/news/Westar-Energy-Inc--Westar-KCPL-working-on-renewable-energy-projects-17804344/

1.8.14 - Wind energy and efficiency finally get top billing at KCP&L (editorial) - http://www.kansascity.com/2014/01/08/4737611/editorial-wind-energy-efficiency.html

1.8.14 - KCP&L will increase wind power and energy conservation - http://www.kansascity.com/2014/01/07/4735806/kcpl-will-increase-wind-power.html

 

Missouri's Coal Ash Crisis

2.13.14 - Environmental groups ask Nixon to stop Franklin County coal ash landfill - http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/environmental-groups-ask-nixon-to-stop-franklin-county-coal-ash/article_a0207c40-6289-5423-bdf8-bdcd3f743c37.html

2.7.14 - Difficult to trust Ameren on coal ash pollution (Letter to the Editor from Sierra Club member Cynthia Strohm) - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/difficult-to-trust-ameren-on-coal-ash-pollution/article_342eb505-1e31-5bdc-8e5a-f7c2ae0ccf98.html

1.25.14 - Ameren: Report Refutes 'Unsubstantiated' Claims - http://www.emissourian.com/local_news/county/article_e54e0801-e36a-5983-b923-80abf7114e65.html

1.18.14 - Hard to trust Ameren on management of coal ash - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/hard-to-trust-ameren-on-management-of-coal-ash/article_0b951b84-d6a3-573e-9ae5-40ade1432b42.html

1.18.14 - It's time to protect our air and water (editorial by Sierra Club members Patricia Schuba and Judy Dasovich) - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20140119/OPINIONS02/301190016/Missouri-coal-ash-voice-of-the-day?gcheck=1

1.8.14 - Five years after TVA, Missouri faces own impending coal ash disaster (editorial by Sierra Club members Patricia Schuba and Judy Dasovich) - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/five-years-after-tva-missouri-faces-own-impending-coal-ash/article_ab3967b5-5b2a-5abb-9584-94ae8d1aacf1.html

 

Coal Burning Plants in Independence

1.16.14 - The Green Space: Slowing consumption equals reducing consumption - http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140115/OPINION/140119531/1007/OPINION/?tag=1

1.14.14 - Energy in the room - http://www.examiner.net/article/20140114/NEWS/140119512/?tag=1

1.14.14 - Independence makes big changes - http://www.examiner.net/article/20140113/OPINION/140119547/2011/OPINION/?tag=1&refresh=true

1.9.14 - Public meeting about city's energy future this weekend - http://www.examiner.net/article/20140108/NEWS/140109076

1.7.14 - Coal-burning power plants at issue in Independence - http://www.kansascity.com/2014/01/07/4733621/coal-burning-power-plants-at-issue.html

 

Coal Not the Foward Thinking Choice

1.6.14 - Coal not the forward thinking choice (Op-Ed by Missouri Sierra Club Legislative Committee Member Juli Viel) - http://www.richmond-dailynews.com/2014/01/guest-opinion-coal-not-the-forward-thinking-choice/

 

National Blueways System

1.6.14 - Missouri Property Rights Advocates Laud End of Blueways Program (Missouri Chapter Director John Hickey quoted) - http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-property-rights-advocates-laud-end-blueways-program

 

 

2013

 

Sierra Club Files Notice of Intent to Sue Ameren

1.15.14 - Group set to sue Ameren over alleged air-pollution violations at power plants - http://www.callnewspapers.com/Articles-Impact-News-i-2014-01-15-270756.112112-Group-set-to-sue-Ameren-over-alleged-airpollution-violations-at-power-plants.html 

12.12.13 - Sierra Club threatens suit over Ameren air quality - http://www.kmov.com/news/local/Sierra-Club-threatens-suit-over-Ameren-air-quality-235686961.html

12.12.13 - Environmental Group Accuses Ameren of Air Pollution - http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2013/12/12/enviormental-group-accuses-ameren-of-air-pollution/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

12.12.13 - Sierra Club Threatens Suit Over Ameren Air Quality - http://www.seattlepi.com/news/science/article/Sierra-Club-threatens-suit-over-Ameren-air-quality-5058960.php

12.12.13 - Sierra Club Threatens Suit Over Ameren Air Quality - http://www.bnd.com/2013/12/12/2956269/sierra-club-threatens-suit-over.html

12.12.13 - 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

12.12.13 - Ameren Faces Legal Action After Nearly 10,000 Clean Air Act Violations at St. Louis-Area Coal Plants - http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/science/science-a-environmental/48682-ameren-faces-legal-action-after-nearly-10-000-clean-air-act-violations-at-st-louis-area-coal-plants.html

12.12.13 - Sierra Club threates lawsuit against Ameren Missouri over alleged "Clean Air" violations - http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/local/2013/12/12/sierra-club-threatens-lawsuit-against-ameren-missouri-over-alleged-clean-air-violations/3999935/

12.11.13 - Sierra Club says Ameren plants violating air standards - http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/sierra-club-says-ameren-plants-violating-air-standards/article_de650967-adbb-5196-80dc-3e4f8c14c462.html

 

Hearings on the Draft General Management Plan for the Ozark National Scenic Riverways

12.9.13 - Missourians Can Comment on Ozark National Scenic Riverways Plan - http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/36074-1

 

Interfaith Climate Walk

11.23.13 - Long term effects of burning coal are real - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/long-term-effects-of-burning-coal-are-real/article_a668ff02-4ea4-52c0-80fd-d9496a0c6f53.html

11.20.13 - Interfaith gathering pushes to lessen dependence on coal - http://stlouisreview.com/article/2013-11-20/interfaith-gathering

 

A Call for Energy Efficiency

 

11.27.13 - Alumnus writes Op-Ed on building codes - http://blogs.umsl.edu/news/2013/11/26/op-ed/

 

11.13.13 - Leaky new homes drain $37 million from local economies (editorial by Missouri Sierra Club Intern David Crigger) - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/leaky-new-homes-drain-million-from-local-economies/article_2c28a2fb-636e-5111-9693-741036725f10.html

 

 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Op-Eds on Climate Change

 

11.27.13 - Something in the weather tells us climate change is real -http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/something-in-the-weather-tells-us-climate-change-is-real/article_bb97dc41-1a77-54fb-b75a-0e13654804aa.html


11.12.13 - I want my future back (editorial by Beyond Coal Organizer Sara Edgar on climate change) - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/i-want-my-future-back/article_72bcda81-8717-5eab-afcb-b89e29f54e8f.html

 

 

McCutheon v. FEC

 

11.7.13 - Endorsing democracy (Letter to the Editor by Missouri Sierra Club Executive Committee Chair Jim Turner) - http://www.kansascity.com/2013/11/07/4605015/guns-spending-priorities-aid-to.html

 

 

Department of Natural Resources Holds Hearing on Proposed City Utilities Coal Ash Pit in Springfield
 

11.12.13 - Coal Ash Landfill Sparks Outrage - http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/35579-1

 

11.8.13 - Coal ash issue sparks debate - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20131108/NEWS01/311080036/coal-ash-landfill-city-utilities-missouri-department-of-natural-resources-meeting

 

11.7.13 - Propose CU Coal Ash Landfill Causes Environmental Concern - http://www.ozarksfirst.com/story/proposed-cu-coal-ash-landfill-causes-environmental-concerns/d/story/4UFeLCgNIUScOUlrPHjuaQ

 

11.7.13 - Sierra Club, Citizens Call for Safer Practices Ahead of Proposed Landfill Meeting- http://ksmu.org/article/sierra-club-citizens-call-safer-practices-ahead-proposed-landfill-meeting-71688

 

11.7.13 - Sierra Club demonstrates against coal ash landfill expansion ahead of meeting - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20131107/NEWS01/311070109/Sierra-Club-demonstrates-against-coal-ash-landfill-expansion-ahead-of-meeting

 

11.7.13 - Public Meeting Tonight on Coal Ash Landfill - http://www.ozarksfirst.com/story/public-meeting-tonight-on-coal-ash-landfill/d/story/3iReIUGHpU2zYzCKeyPD8g

 

11.6.13 - State to hold meeting Thursday on CU coal ash landfill proposal - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20131106/NEWS01/311060034/

 

EPA Hearing on Power Plant Carbon Rules in Lenexa

11.6.13 - Emissions, climate-change debate hits heartland as EPA visits Kansas - http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/11/6/emissions-climatechangedebatehitsheartlandasepavisitskansas.html

11.5.13 - Hundreds turn out for EPA hearing on power plant carbon-emisson standards - http://www.kansascity.com/2013/11/05/4600104/hundreds-turn-out-for-epa-hearing.html

11.5.13 - LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We need to leave carbon in the ground - http://www.columbiamissourian.com/a/167638/letter-to-the-editor-we-need-to-leave-carbon-in-the-ground/

11.5.13 - Clashing views on climate, coal plant regulation on display at EPA listening session - http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/clashing-views-on-climate-coal-plant-regulation-on-display-at/article_ea00b94a-c744-5a01-bec8-2e3a021b0950.html 

11.4.13 - EPA invites opinions on coal-plant emisions policy - http://m.cjonline.com/news/state/2013-11-04/epa-invites-opinions-coal-plant-emissions-policy

11.4.13 - Sierra Club calls for pollution rally, UMKC support - http://info.umkc.edu/unews/sierra-club-calls-for-pollution-rally-umkc-support/

11.3.13 - EPA 'listening tour' precedes coal-plant carbon rule - http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/epa-listening-tour-precedes-coal-plant-carbon-rule/article_81011e29-e5d1-5697-b23f-cf33775befa7.html

 

University City Adopts Stricter Energy Efficiency Codes for New Construction

11.7.13 - University City Third In State to Adopt Energy Conservation Code - http://www.westendword.com/Articles-Area-News-c-2013-11-05-190801.114137-University-City-Third-In-State-To-Adopt-Energy-Conservation-Code.html#axzz2jzbgqEZS

10.28.13 - Tentative measure could increase energy efficiency, raise UCity construction costs - http://www.studlife.com/news/facilities-and-construction/2013/10/28/tentative-measure-could-increase-energy-efficiency-raise-ucity-construction-costs/

 

Carbon Standards for Investors

10.30.13 - Carbon standards can be catalyst for economic growth (co-written by Sierra Club member Sister Barbara Jennings) - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/investors-carbon-standards-can-be-catalyst-for-economic-growth/article_52b5a004-b6ac-5080-a0f3-f294d4dfa612.html

 

City Utilities Releases Fly Ash on Springfield

10.25.13 - Coal-plant owner offers to wash cars after spewing ash over city - http://grist.org/news/coal-plant-owner-offers-to-wash-cars-after-spewing-ash-over-city/#.UmqXsLR8Rac.twitter

10.24.13 - Sierra Club, CU disagree on health risk from fly ash - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20131024/NEWS01/310240052/City-Utilities-fly-ash-release-coal-Sierra-Club?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cp

10.24.13 - Environmentalists dispute harmlessness of fly ash after CU's accidental release - http://www.ky3.com/news/local/environmentalists-dispute-harmlessness-of-fly-ash-after-cus-accidental-release/-/21048998/22601656/-/qkqudr/-/index.html

10.23.13 - Ash hits part of city - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20131023/NEWS01/310230047/Springfield-ash-City-Utilities?odyssey=nav%7Chead

10.22.13 - Malfunction Causes Fly Ash to Dust Parts of Springfield - http://www.ozarksfirst.com/story/malfunction-causes-fly-ash-to-dust-parts-of-springfield/d/story/IYTdi0WRdUutXS-raj8DBA

 

Pioneering Forester - Charlotte Schneider

10.4.13 - A Life-Long Love For Trees - http://www.websterkirkwoodtimes.com/Articles-Features-i-2013-10-04-189998.114137-A-LifeLong-Love-For-Trees.html#123

 

Climate Denial

10.5.13 - Think critically about climate denial (written by Sierra Club member David Henry) - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/think-critically-about-climate-denials/article_6d7f08fb-18d6-5854-9b6f-25ebdab939c8.html

 

Federal Government Shutdown

10.17.13 - Tell House Republicans to reopen national parks (Letter to the editor by Missouri Sierra Club Director John Hickey) - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/tell-house-republicans-to-reopen-national-parks/article_4c0c8967-82e8-58c5-aa47-4709a3745039.html

10.14.13 - Federal employees, allies call for end of shutdown - http://labortribune.com/federal-employees-allies-call-for-end-to-shutdown/

10.2.13 - Blunt says forcing government shutdown over Obamacare was a mistake (Missouri Sierra Club Director John Hickey quoted) - https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/33065/shutdown_blunt_memorial_100213

 

City Utilities' Solar Farm

9.23.13 - Largest solar energy farm in Missouri would be near Springfield under proposed deal (Sierra Club member Dan Chiles quoted) - http://www.ky3.com/news/ky3-city-utilities-solar-energy-farm-20130923,0,2945746.story

9.23.13 - City Utilities near deal for biggest 'solar farm' in Missouri (Sierra Club member Jim Evans quoted) - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20130923/NEWS01/309230017/city-utilities-springfield-solar-farm

 

Columbia City Council Votes to Adopt Greater Energy Efficiency Codes for New Residential Homes

9.16.13 - Council approves tougher energy efficiency rules for new homes - http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/local/council-approves-tougher-energy-efficiency-rules-for-new-homes/article_1d001f00-1fc4-11e3-9fd6-10604b9f6eda.html

9.16.13 - Columbia City Council Passes Budget - http://www.komu.com/news/columbia-city-council-passes-budget/

9.16.13 - Columbia City Council passes energy efficiency construction requirements - http://www.columbiamissourian.com/a/165650/columbia-city-council-passes-energy-efficiency-construction-requirements/

9.15.13 - City council to consider changes to residential building codes - http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/local/city-council-to-consider-changes-to-residential-building-codes/article_e7409fec-1dc1-11e3-8113-10604b9f6eda.html

 

City Utilities Gets a Rate Increase to Invest Even More in Dirty Coal

9.10.13 - City Council OKs electric rate increases - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20130910/NEWS06/309100026/Springfield-City-Council-CU-electric-rate-increase?nclick_check=1

9.9.13 - Don't ask Springfield citizens to pay more on electric bills for more of same (editorial written by Chapter Director John Hickey) - http://www.news-leader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/artikkel?NoCache=1&Dato=20130909&Kategori=OPINIONS02&Lopenr=309090107&Ref=AR

 

David Henry's Long Walk

9.5.13 - David Henry's Long Walk - http://www.websterkirkwoodtimes.com/letters-21273.114137-David-Henrys-Long-Walk.html#axzz2e7esihyu

 

Heat Wave Hits Missouri - Time to Consider Greater Energy Efficiency

8.29.13 - Missourians Sweat Out Late Summer Heat Wave - http://publicnewsservice.org/2013-08-29/environment/missourians-sweat-out-late-summer-heat-wave/a34236-1

 

St. John's Bayou and the New Madrid Floodway

8.27.13 - Nobody Fully Satisfied With St. John's Bayou - New Madrid Floodway Draft EIS - http://krcu.org/post/nobody-fully-satisfied-st-johns-bayou-new-madrid-floodway-draft-eis

 

City Utilities in Springfield Wants a Rate Increase to Invest Even More in Dirty Coal

9.3.13 - Critics question CU decision to upgrade coal plants - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20130903/NEWS01/309030023/City-Utilities-renewable-energy-sources?nclick_check=1

8.28.13 - Sierra Club joins concerned citizens in criticizing proposed electric rate hike in Springfield - http://www.ky3.com/news/ky3-sierra-club-joins-concerned-citizens-in-criticizing-proposed-electric-rate-hike-in-springfield-20130827,0,1185968.story

8.27.13 - CU takes heat on proposed rate hike a council meeting - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20130827/NEWS06/308270026/City-Utilities-electric-rate-increase-City-Council

 

Lawsuits Concerning the Enbridge Flannigan South Pipeline

10.10.13 - New Pipeline Across Missouri, Illinois Is A Lot Like Keystone - But Have You Heard Of It? - http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-pipeline-across-missouri-illinois-lot-keystone-have-you-heard-it

8.26.13 - Oil sands pipeline avoids Keystone XL scrutiny - http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/oil-sands-pipeline-avoids-keystone-xl-scrutiny/article_5a80dcef-44aa-5272-8451-fb4511a33522.html

 

Letters to the Editor in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Concerning Ameren and Doe Run

8.17.13 - Ameren counterpoint - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/ameren-counterpoint/article_01ad2939-0808-5f49-a477-1763ff5fb9d5.html

8.17.13 - Doe Run and regulation - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/doe-run-and-regulation/article_bc5031a7-21e2-5e86-b1d3-6180de09ff7a.html

8.18.13 - Avoiding avalanches - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/avoiding-avalanches/article_8f9b62e5-f1a3-5c87-b8ce-4e7ba787bfb4.html

 

Sierra Club Taken Action Over KCP&L's Broken Agreement Concerning Iotan 2

8.16.13 - Sierra Club sees red over KCP&L's green deal - http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/blog/morning_call/2013/08/sierra-club-sees-red-over-kcpls.html

8.16.13 - Sierra Club, KCP&L spar over 2007 agreement - http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/08/16/3566602/sierra-club-kcpl-spar-over-2007.html

8.15.13 - Sierra Club says KCP&L is breaking "green" agreement - http://www.kansascity.com/2013/08/15/4413256/sierra-club-accuses-kcpl-of-failing.html

 

St. Louis County Councilmen Calls for Tighter Controls of Coal Ash from Meramec Plant

9.4.13 - St. Louis County Council Members Hear From Ameren On Concerns About Meramec Power Plant - http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-council-members-hear-ameren-concerns-about-meramec-power-plant 

7.6.13 - St. Louis County counciman seeks tighter controls on Meramec plant - http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/st-louis-county-councilman-seeks-tighter-controls-on-meramec-plant/article_26c44da0-a67f-5801-925d-40d63637f9df.html?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed

7.6.13 - St. Louis County's Stenger Calls For Stricter Regulation Of Ameren's Meramec Power Plant - http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-countys-stenger-calls-stricter-regulation-amerens-meramec-power-plant

7.6.13- St. Louis County Councilman wants better monitoring of Meramec Coal Plant - http://fox2now.com/2013/08/06/st-louis-county-councilman-wants-better-monitoring-of-meramec-coal-plant/

7.6.13 - Coal Ash Opponents Gain Traction in Fight Against Ameren - http://mehlville-oakville.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/coal-ash-opponents-gain-traction-in-fight-against-ameren

 

Obama Visits Warrensburg, Sierra Club Demands a Halt to Tar Sands Pipeline

7.25.13 - In Missouri, Obama cites better economy, but says more must be done (quote from Missouri Sierra Club Executive Committee Chair Jim Turner) - http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/in-missouri-obama-cites-better-economy-but-says-more-must/article_e22b82cc-9046-5ff4-a218-7087cf37f0b6.html

 

Mister and Miss Toxic Water - New Report on Coal Ash and Water Pollution

7.24.13 - Sierra Club, Environmental Groups Stand for Stronger Laws Against Coal Waste Dumping - http://mehlville-oakville.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/coal-pollution-report

7.23.13 - National Report Condemns Coal Ash Water Pollution from Ameren's Labadie Plant - http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/national-report-condemns-coal-ash-water-pollution-amerens-labadie-plant-0

7.23.13 - Local environmentalists hold mock paegent along riverfront - http://www.ktrs.com/news/local-news/item/10041-local-environmentalists-hold-mock-pageant-along-riverfront

7.23.13 - The Sierra Club Hosts a HAZMAT Beauty Contest - http://mehlville-oakville.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/the-sierra-club-is-holding-a-hazmat-beauty-contest

7.23.13 - Protecting Our Water from Coal Pollution - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mary-anne-hitt/protecting-our-water-from_b_3639841.html

 

Enbridge Looking to Build Destruction Flannagan South Tar Sands Pipeline Across Missouri

7.22.13 - Unlike Keystone XL, new tar sands pipeline gets expediated review thanks to State Dept. bypass (Missouri Legislative Committee Chair Mike Diel quoted) - http://rt.com/usa/keystone-new-tar-sands-pipeline-443/

7.17.13 - Swift Approval Sought for Midwest Oil Pipeline (Missouri Legislative Committee Chair Mike Diel quoted) - http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=202860369

7.15.13 - New Oil Pipeline to Cross Missouri (Sierra Club Organizer Harry Alper quoted) - http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/33476-1

7.15.13 - Oil company Enbridge holds open house in Marshall - http://www.marshallnews.com/story/1985997.html

 

KCP&L Solar Energy Rebate Threatened

7.11.13 - A hot topic: KCP&L wants to rein in popular rebate program for solar energy (Chapter Director John Hickey quoted) - http://www.kansascity.com/2013/07/11/4340925/kcpl-wants-to-rein-in-a-popular.html

 

Editorials on Pollution from Meramec Coal Fired Power Plants

7.12.13 - Reason to Blow Their Stacks (Beyond Coal Campaign Organizer Sara Edgar is quoted) - http://www.southcountytimes.com/Articles-Columnists-i-2013-07-12-187649.114137-Reason-To-Blow-Their-Stacks.html

7.10.13 - Editorial by Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign's Brian Ettling - What keeps me up late at night - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/what-keeps-me-up-late-at-night/article_19566c9b-bade-51c2-ab4f-c58d885d281c.html

 

Public Service Commission Hearing on Proposed Toxic Coal Ash Dump in Labadie

10.3.13 - Hearing on Ameren's Proposed Coal Ash Landfill in Labadie is Delayed - http://www.emissourian.com/local_news/county/article_9c024444-a4e2-5eba-8f59-0199c2a2daaa.html

8.22.13 - Ameren Not Asked to Look for Other Landfill Sites, PSC Says - http://www.emissourian.com/local_news/county/article_a00607e9-fccd-50f6-8bf1-01b6b36a9c41.html

7.1.13 - Fight Over Coal Ash Landfill Continues - http://www.emissourian.com/local_news/county/article_e27114d2-e023-11e2-a7d8-0019bb2963f4.html

6.25.13 - Ameren Counters Critics Over Coalash Landfill Debate - http://fox2now.com/2013/06/25/ameren-counters-critics-over-coal-ash-landfill-debate/

6.24.13 - Activists gear up for EPA, state hearings on controversial landfills - https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/31571/bridgeton_west_lake_landfill_062413

 

Missouri Sierra Club Members Build Missouri's First Passive House

6.28.13 - Passive house agressively tackles energy efficiency - https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/31518/missouris_first_passive_house_062013

 

Obama's New Climate Change Policy Announcement 

6.25.13 - Greenhouse Gas Policy is Bound to Hit Close to Home (Chapter Director John Hickey cited) - http://www.kansascity.com/2013/06/25/4313713/greenhouse-gas-policy-is-bound.html

 

Sierra Club Pushes Rep. Ann Wagner to Accept Climate Science and Confront the Crisis

6.3.13 - GOP members of congress tie state's reliance on coal to debate over climate change, EPA - https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/31212/climate_change_epa_gop

5.30.13 - Ann Wagner's Climate Change Denials Targeted By Activist Protest - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/30/ann-wagner-climate-change_n_3360873.html

5.29.13 - Is Congresswoman Ann Wagner A Climate-Change Denier? Warns Of "Unsound Science" - http://blogs.riverfronttimes.com/dailyrft/2013/05/ann_wagner_climate_change_congress_missouri.php

 

Sierra Club Pressures KCP&L to Boost Energy Efficiency Programs

5.29.13 - Jeff Fox: EJC home permits keep pace with metro area - http://www.examiner.net/business/x1379227496/Jeff-Fox-EJC-home-permits-keep-pace-with-metro-area?zc_p=0

5.28.13 - Sierra Club demands energy efficiency from KCP&L - http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2013/05/28/sierra-clubs-demands-energy-efficiency.html

5.28.13 - Petitions urge KCP&L to do more to boost energy efficiency - http://www.kansascity.com/2013/05/28/4261273/petitions-urge-kcplto-do-more.html

4.22.13 – Midwest Energy News – EE programs at KCP&L - http://www.midwestenergynews.com/2013/04/22/in-missouri-two-utilities-have-different-outlooks-on-efficiency/

 

Sierra Club Urges Groundwarter Monitoring Near Ameren Coal Fired Power Plants

7.18.13 - MoveOn Petition Against Coal Ash Landfill Gains Traction - http://mehlville-oakville.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/moveon-petition-against-coal-ash-landfill-gains-traction

5.23.13 - Groups urge groundwater monitoring at Ameren Plants - http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/groups-urge-groundwater-monitoring-at-ameren-plants/article_8fa08031-edb1-501f-87fa-715810186260.html

5.23.13 - Environmental groups demand groundwater testing near Ameren power plants - http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/environmental-groups-demand-groundwater-testing-near-ameren-power-plants

 

Springfield's City Utility Granted Coal Ash Siting Exemption - Against the Public Interest

7.12.13 - Nixon signs bill containing CU exemption, vetoes another with same exemption - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20130712/NEWS01/307120106/Nixon-vetoes-bill-containing-exemption-CU-had-sought

7.1.13 - Chapter Director John Hickey and Legislative Committee Member Myra Scroggs cited in article about HB 650 and the City Utilities coal ash dump siting exemption - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20130701/NEWS06/307010011/City-Utilities-landfill-Springfield-exemption-Sierra-Club?odyssey=nav%7Chead&nclick_check=1

7.1.13 - Sierra Club seeking veto over City Utilities - http://www.abc17news.com/missouri-news/Sierra-Club-seeking-veto-over-City-Utilities/-/18421156/20783994/-/hm5rfwz/-/index.html

5.17.13 - TV coverage in Springfield of DNR's City Utilities coal ash dump siting exemption - http://ozarksfirst.com/fulltext/?nxd_id=808612

5.16.13 - Springfield News-Leader coverage of DNR's City Utilities coal ash dump siting exemption - http://www.news-leader.com/article/20130515/NEWS01/305150149/-1/7daysarchives/Late-change-bill-would-exempt-CU-from-certain-DNR-checks

 

Sierra Club Brings Sharholder Energy Efficiency Resolution to Empire Electric

5.6.13 – KSMU NPR coverage of Empire Electric - http://ksmu.org/article/sierra-club-asks-empire-electric-shareholders-adopt-more-energy-efficient-plan-59487

4.26.13 – Empire Electric shareholders resolution on Energy Efficiency - Joplin Globe - http://www.joplinglobe.com/local/x319969306/Empire-shareholders-vote-down-Sierra-Club-resolution

4.25.13 – Empire Electric shareholders resolution on Energy Efficiency - Joplin Globe - http://www.joplinglobe.com/local/x1915242953/Empire-stockholders-to-vote-on-Sierra-Club-resolution

Joplin Tri-State Business Journal 5.3.13 – http://joplintristate.biz/main.asp?SectionID=18&SubSectionID=23&ArticleID=2548
http://joplintristate.biz/main.asp?SectionID=29&SubSectionID=82&ArticleID=2531
Joplin KODE TV – http://fourstateshomepage.com/fulltext?nxd_id=390212
Joplin KOAM TV - http://www.koamtv.com/story/22081869/empire-electric-shareholders-vote-down-resolution-calling-for-more-energy-efficient-programs

4.24.13 – Joplin Globe – Shareholder resolution on Energy Efficiency

http://www.joplinglobe.com/local/x1520512496/Empire-shareholders-to-vote-on-energy-efficiency-resolution

Joplin Tri-State Business Journal - http://joplintristate.biz/main.asp?SectionID=29&SubSectionID=82&ArticleID=2531

 

Coal Ash for Breakfast? That's Not Healthy

6.28.13 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch cites the issue of children eating coal ash for breakfast in its editorial - http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/the-platform/editorial-the-climate-change-debate-pay-now-or-pay-more/article_95e4326c-e5b3-5bce-9277-c283c6e3b376.html

4.24.13 – Coal Ash for Breakfast event at Ameren Headquarters in STL

KWMU - http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/protesters-urge-state-test-groundwater-coal-ash-contamination-near-ameren-power-plants

Ch 5 TV - http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/377187/3/Activists-protest-Amerens-plans-to-build-ash-coal-landfills

 

Kinder and other Lieutenant Governors Support Keystone XL; Sierra Club Opposes

4.2.13 - Kinder, 21 other lieutenant governors urge approval of pipeline - http://www.semissourian.com/story/1955180.html

 

Ameren Coal Ash Dumped in Old Mine Near Ste. Genevieve

4.17.13 – Ste Genevieve Herald  - John Hickey quote on coal ash dumping at Mississippi Lime:

http://www.stegenherald.com/articles/2013/04/16/news/doc516d993d3e97d991256619.txt

3.31.13 – Sierra Club quote in Post Dispatch article about Ameren dumping coal ash at Mississippi Lime:

http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/ameren-coal-ash-used-as-mine-fill-near-ste-genevieve/article_c6a5f22b-e501-58a4-8e94-39ab29e65950.html

3.24. 13 – the Cape Girardeau newspaper Southeast Missourian article on fracking included quotes from John Hickey:  http://www.semissourian.com/story/1952527.html

 

Sierra Club Supports Wildlife Focus on Missouri River Management

4.13.13 – Jefferson City News Tribune (AP) Tom Ball speaking re GOP effort in Congress to remove “fish and wildlife” from the authorized purposes of MissouriRiver management for the Army Corps of Engineers. - http://www.newstribune.com/news/2013/apr/13/bill-would-drop-corps-mo-river-wildlife-focus/

KWQC TV – Davenport IA: http://www.kwqc.com/story/21969858/bill-would-drop-corps-mo-river-wildlife-focus

STL Post Dispatchhttp://www.stltoday.com/news/national/bill-would-drop-corps-mo-river-wildlife-focus/article_24c36217-6ce7-58e0-bd8e-d4cc408ea668.html

 

4.10.13 – KBIA Radio – Coal Free Mizzou meeting – Director John Hickey quotes about energy efficiency:

http://kbia.org/post/coal-free-mizzou-calls-cleaner-energy-sources-missouri

 

4.2.13 – Missouri Digital News – quoting John Hickey about the Keystone Pipeline & Kinder letter:

http://www.mdn.org/2013/STORIES/PIPEECC.HTM

 

4.2.13 – Southeast Missourian article quoting John Hickey about Keystone Pipeline & Kinder letter:

http://www.semissourian.com/story/1955180.html

 

Sierra Club Speaks Out at St. Louis County Council About Pollution for the Meramec Coal Fired Power Plant

3.12.13 – Sierra Club delegation speaks at St. Louis County Council about health problems created by coal ash & SO2 from Meramec Coal Plant:

KWMU:  http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-council-approves-anti-sweatshop-rules-hears-concerns-about-power-plant

KMOX:  http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2013/03/13/south-county-residents-voice-coal-ash-concerns/
St. Louis Post Dispatchhttp://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/paul-hampel/st-louis-county-adopts-anti-sweatshop-measure/article_39aab3da-1ae2-55e7-b1e3-eea336146fa3.html

 

2.17.13 – KWMU radio on local support event for National Climate Action in DC (Sara Edgar interviewed):

http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/local-environmentalists-voice-support-national-climate-change-rally

 

Illinois Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Ameren for Improper Dumping of Coal Ash

2.7.13 – articles in St Louis Post Dispatch & St Louis Business Journal about Illinois Attorney General filing lawsuit versus Ameren for improper dumping of coal ash – John Hickey quoted:

http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/morning_call/2013/02/lisa-madigan-ameren-illegally.html

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/illinois-ag-says-ameren-illegally-disposed-of-coal-ash/article_90018b66-360b-594d-9518-df98555d9837.html

 

Sierra Club Supports Energy Efficiency

2.6.13 – Energy Efficiency Op ed in STL Post Dispatch

http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/it-s-time-for-missouri-to-get-energy-efficient/article_3e54d8c7-4e31-595d-990e-c786935a2c9b.html

Same op ed also ran:

Christian County Headliner - 2.19.13

http://ccheadliner.com/opinion/guest-it-s-time-for-missouri-to-get-energy-efficient/article_b2805b14-7aae-11e2-a68d-001a4bcf887a.html

 

2.2.13 – Front page article in Washington Missourian on Labadie coal ash applications to the Public Service Commission and Department of Natural Resources

http://www.emissourian.com/local_news/county/article_432cc56e-46ac-5931-883a-3b675dfa329f.html

1.31.13 – Letter to the Editor in St. Louis American on coal & public health http://www.stlamerican.com/reader_interaction/letters_to_the_editor/article_2d40709e-6b61-11e2-bdef-0019bb2963f4.html

 

Energy Efficiency Building Codes in Southwest Missouri

1.20.13 – Leaflet at HBA Home Show concerning energy efficiency codes

http://www.news-leader.com/article/20130120/NEWS01/301200102/Home-show-HBA-Sierra-green?nclick_check=1 (Springfield News Leader)

http://www.ky3.com/news/ky3-sierra-club-protests-home-builders-association-energy-efficient-standards-20130120,0,948647.story (KY3 TV)

 

1.7.13 – MO News Service story on PTC renewal

http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/30169-1

 

1.7.13 – Missourinet story on wind protection tax credit renewal:

http://www.missourinet.com/2013/01/07/mo-sierra-club-encourages-addition-of-wind-production-tax-credit-audio/

 

1.4.13 – Columbia Missourian story on wind protection tax credit renewal & wind energy jobs:

http://www.columbiamissourian.com/a/157377/fiscal-cliff-legislation-a-win-for-wind-energy-in-mid-missouri/

 

2012

 

12.18.12 – STL Beacon story on fracking & Missouri River water, Caroline Pufalt quoted extensively

https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/28499/fracking_missouri_river?coverpage=2365

 

12.8.12 - St Louis Post Dispatch LTE on renewable energy & climate disruption

http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor/stop-republicans-from-blocking-wind-and-solar-energy-development/article_1ad9199d-43c7-535a-ba9b-6c8c045f78e2.html

 

11.6.12 – Election interview with Joh Hickey

KPLR 11 TV - http://kplr11.com/2012/11/06/precious-earth-how-to-turn-your-vote-green/

 

10.18.12 – Letter to the Editor in the Webster/Kirkwood times about Senator Lembke’s voting record on the environment

http://www.websterkirkwoodtimes.com/letters-20489.114137-Lembke-Voted-Against-Environmental-Issues.html

 

10.15.12 – Next Left Notes – interview about energy efficiency

http://nextleftnotes.wordpress.com/2012/10/15/the-show-me-state-importing-energy-and-exporting-jobs-by-jason-sibert/

 

9.21.12 – STL Beacon – candidates disagree on house vote on nuclear transport:

https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/27118/newman_carlson_election_dover?coverpage=1726

 

8.21.12 – KWMU – Court strikes down EPA rules on Cross State Air Pollution

http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/court-vacates-epa-rule-limiting-cross-state-power-plant-pollution

 

8.19.12 – LA Times – proposed Enbridge tar sands pipeline through Missouri – John Hickey quote –

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-enbridge-pipeline-opponents-20120819,0,6472984.story

 

8.17.12 – Webster Kirkwood Times Letter to the Editor – on Webster codes & SO2 plume map (citizen involvement)

http://www.websterkirkwoodtimes.com/letters-20324.114137-Become-An-Involved-Citizen.html

 

8.17.12 – St Louis Post Dispatch – op ed on wind production tax credit renewal (green jobs angle)

http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/guest-commentary-ignoring-wind-power-would-be-bad-for-missouri/article_d97e53b5-f2c8-5610-93c9-1a1298a08994.html

 

7.23.12 – STL Beacon article about Sierra Club endorsement of Jeanette Mott Oxford for Senate:

https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/26182/slay_nasheed_oxford_sierra_072312

 

7.17.12- John Hickey Letter to the Editor in the Post Dispatch about Ameren MEEIA deal:

http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letters-to-the-editor-july/article_2779223f-7aa7-58b7-8082-717c35d36836.html

 

6.16.12 – Chris Blank (AP) – Coverage of Sierra Club’s SB 749 veto request:

http://midwestdemocracy.com/articles/thousands-email-governor-about-missouri-contraception-bill/

 

 

Press Coverage of 5.15.12 Announcement of MO River on “Most Endangered River” list

 

Radio

KWMU STL (NPR): http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-report-calls-missouri-river-endangered-poor-flood-management

 

KMOX Radio STL (CBS)

 http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2012/05/15/report-missouri-river-among-10-most-endangered-in-u-s/

 

KRES (Moberly) – interviewed Caroline Pufalt - http://www.missouri.statenews.net/story.php?rid=205862650

 

KCUR KC (NPR) – ran the story from STL NPR.

http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-tuesday-may-15-2012

 

Newspaper

STL Post-Dispatch

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/missouri-river-listed-as-one-of-nation-s-most-endangered/article_1c99139a-9eca-11e1-95b9-0019bb30f31a.html

 

TV

KSDK 5 NBC (STL):

 http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/320123/3/Missouri-River-one-of-most-endangered-rivers-in-America

 

5.4.12 – Hazelwood Patch – building codes hearing @ City Council

http://hazelwood.patch.com/articles/2012-international-building-codes-take-over-city-council

 

2011

 

12-11 – Richmond Daily News -  op ed on building codes –

http://www.richmond-dailynews.com/?p=8353

 

4.1.11 –Ken Midkiff quoted in article on Missouri River Clean-up.

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/04/01/2769905/for-blue-river-cleanup-organizers.html

2.4.11 – Letter to the Editor in Webster-Kirkwood Times:  by John Hickey, on geographic sourcing of renewable energy.

http://www.websterkirkwoodtimes.com/Letters-18906.114137-Senators-Vote-Keeps-Utility-Companies-Happy.html

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