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Department of Homeland Security Facility in Lee s Summit, Mo., Receives Top Award from EPA s Federal Green Challenge (MO)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., May 22, 2014) - A facility of U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Lee?s Summit, Mo., has received the year?s top national award in EPA?s Federal Green Challenge, an annual recognition of best efforts by federal government agencies to lead by ...

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on May 22, 2014 at 05:20 PM

Missouri becomes 13th state to offer E15

(via green.autoblog.com)

Filed under: Ethanol, Flex-Fuel, USA At the end of the month, Missouri will begin to allow the sale of the controversial E15 fuel. Currently, most available gasoline is sold as a blend with up to 10 percent ethanol. Missouri will become the 13th state to approve the 15-percent ethanol blend to be sold at the pump. E15 proponents point out that higher-ethanol fuel blends burn more cleanly and re...

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on May 21, 2014 at 10:20 PM
Missouri auto-dealers lobby...

Missouri auto-dealers lobby sneaks anti-Tesla provision in bill at last minute

(via www.treehugger.com)

Another chapter in the Tesla vs. auto dealers saga is being written, this time in Missouri.

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on May 09, 2014 at 09:20 PM

EPA Region 7 to Conduct Radiation Screening of Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex in Bridgeton, Mo. (MO)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., May 9, 2014) ?Bridgeton, Mo., Mayor Conrad Bowers and EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks announced today the details surrounding the EPA?s planned radiation screening of the Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex (BMAC).The pair...

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on May 09, 2014 at 07:21 PM
Missouri Attempts To Pass S...

Missouri Attempts To Pass Sneaky Anti-Tesla Law

(via gas2.org)

The scumbags that make up the car dealer lobby are at it again, sneaking a language into an unrelated Missouri bill that bans Tesla’s direct sales modelThe post Missouri Attempts To Pass Sneaky Anti-Tesla Law appeared first on Gas 2.

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on May 09, 2014 at 01:50 PM
Fire Whirl Photographed In ...

Fire Whirl Photographed In Missouri Looks Like A Tornado Of Nightmares

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

What's worse than a tornado full of sharks? It's a tornado full of fire -- also known as a "fire whirl" or, even more ominously, a "fire devil." And unlike a "Sharknado," this fire devil is real.Instagram user nicejalapeno caught one over the weekend in Chillicothe, Mo.:"Had such a wonderful weekend, but this had to be the coolest/scariest thing I've ever seen...

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on May 07, 2014 at 03:50 AM

EPA Inspections Remedy Clean Water Act Violations by Poultry Operation near Green Ridge, Mo. (MO)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., May 6, 2014) ? Environmental Protection Agency personnel conducted a series of inspections in May and October 2013 at the H and M Farms, LLC, a poultry operation near Green Ridge, Missouri. As a result of the inspections, the owne...

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on May 06, 2014 at 08:50 PM
Missouri enacts first incom...

Missouri enacts first income tax cut in almost a century

(via news.yahoo.com)

Missouri's Republican-led Legislature enacted the state's first income tax rate reduction in almost a century Tuesday by overriding the veto of Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, who has denounced it as a reckless.

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on May 06, 2014 at 07:50 PM

Polluter-Backed Bills Seek to Block Missouri's Path to a Clean Energy Future

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David Weiskopf, Sustainable Energy Fellow, Chicago:Missouri stands at an energy crossroads. Already home to over 68,000 green jobs as of 2011, the Show-Me State is showing no signs of stopping there: it ranked among the top ten states for new clean energy jobs announcements in...

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on May 01, 2014 at 10:20 PM
Kansas City Power & Lig...

Kansas City Power & Light to Double its Energy Efficiency Investment in Missouri - if the State allows it

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David Weiskopf, Sustainable Energy Fellow, Chicago:Today, NRDC, along with several other environmental groups and the Missouri Division of Energy reached an agreement with Kansas City Power & Light that would approximately double the benefits of energy efficiency for people in the Kansas City region. Under...

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on Apr 18, 2014 at 02:20 PM