Tag: epa

EPA documents show unnecessary excavation at West Lake Landfill will be long, dangerous and expensive

New draft documents released by the EPA show unnecessary excavation at the West Lake Landfill will increase risks to Missourians including local workers and add years to the cleanup process at the site. The draft documents, posted by EPA Region 7 in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) […]

EPA releases another report showing no radiation danger outside Westlake Landfill

ST. LOUIS — The Environmental Protection Agency today released further information that the area outside West Lake Landfill does not possess radioactive waste, another in a series of scientific reports calling into question the credibility of some activists uproar. The latest study affirms House Republicans decision not to spend $1,000,000 […]

Pruitt says EPA will soon have plan for West Lake Landfill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – There may be some good news for ongoing saga developing over the West Lake Landfill. Speaking on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” program, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said that the agency will soon have a plan regarding the West Lake Landfill just outside of St. […]

Hawley urges EPA to return authority to states and local governments

Hawley using constitutional expertise to fight for federalism JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Attorney General Josh Hawley today asked the Environmental Protection Agency to reevaluate its regulatory authority over states and localities. Hawley joins Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and eighteen other Attorneys General in requesting EPA obey federal law and […]

Q&A with former Congressman Allen West

Former Congressman and retired Army Lt. Col. Allen West will be heading to the Show Me State in two weeks, where he’ll be the keynote speaker at the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association’s ‘Straight Talk’ event.  The Missouri Times caught up with the former Republican representative of Florida’s 22nd Congressional District to […]

Bondon testifies about negative impact of Clean Power Plan

WASHINGTON – Cass County Rep. Jack Bondon spoke about how the Clean Power Plan would negatively affect his constituents and their pocket book if the Environmental Protection Agency is able to regulate Missouri’s energy. Bondon, R-Belton, testified about the impact of the Clean Power Plan on state governments in front of […]

Missouri Coalition for the Environment sues EPA

ST. LOUIS – A lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) alleging it violated its mandatory duty to issue effective nitrogen and phosphorus standards for lakes in Missouri.   The Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) filed the lawsuit […]

Remole hosts citizens concerned about Clean Power Plan

MOBERLY, Mo. – Rep. Tim Remole, R-Excello, led a forum Monday night in Moberly addressing concerns about increasing federal regulation on utilities. Almost 100 concerned citizens filled the historic community theater, where Remole was joined by representatives from investor-regulated utilities, co-ops, and municipal utilities, who shared their present challenges. Remole encouraged […]

Schaefer starts “Keep The Feds Off Our Farms” tour

COLUMBIA, Mo — State Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, kicked off a “Keep The Feds Off Our Farms Tour” on Monday to highlight “President Barack Obama’s federal overreach into Missouri farming practices.” Schaefer will be discussing the EPA’s Waters of the United States rule as well as energy regulations that are harming […]