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2008 Environment Stories
Newspaper Story - If passed, several environment-friendly bills would bring about tax deductions
Radio Story - A study signals concern for Columbia and the people of Missouri because it found the people have lower sperm counts than polluted cities
Radio Story - More than 1,000 Missourians could be on their way to collect food stamps, one of the only things the Department of Social Services provides to those without children
Newspaper Story - A feature on job creation. As Gov.-Elect Jay Nixon prepares to take office in office in January, the economy continues to be an important issue in Missouri as more workers are let go and the Chrysler plant has shut down.
Radio Story - Missouri rivers may end up dryer than you think if a bill banning certain types of alcohol and containers makes it through the legislature when the session starts up in January.
Radio Story - Not a flake of snow has fallen over Missouri but when it does, the Missouri Transportation Department says they have it covered.
Radio Story - An expert says rain is good news for those who compost, but not to those who burn leaves.
Radio Story - A lead expert says the fifty inches of rainfall seen by Missourians this year will cause problems for those burning leaves.
Radio Story - If political robo-calls have you down, the U.S. Department of Agriculture gets more than ten calls a week about wild hogs in rural Missouri.
Radio Story - Missouri receives only a small percentage of it's electric energy from renewable energy sources. If Proposition C on the November ballot passes, that percentage would increase significantly. But not everyone is convinced that would be a good thing.
Radio Story - No Requirements for Lead
Newspaper Story - Department of Natural Resources comes under fire in third attorney general candidate debate
Radio Story - Missouri Ducks will take refuge elsewhere this fall, because large floods fill the wetlands.
Newspaper Story - Storm water control amendment
Newspaper Story - Between campaign stops in Missouri, vice presidential candidate Joe Biden made himself available for a brief interview
Newspaper Story - Renewable energy ballot initiative faces little opposition
Radio Story - The EPA has released its revisions to Missouri's impaired water's list.
Radio Story - Stock Market Crashing
Radio Story - Turf specialists say Missouri's heavy rain is ruining lawns.
Radio Story - Heavy rains lead to harmful fungus that pet owners need to watch out for.
Radio Story - A lead environmental group attacks the Environmental Protection Agency's plans to cover a nuclear waste site.
Radio Story - Bacteria increases after an extra rainy season, especially in Missouri's rivers and streams.
Radio Story - Missouri's high levels of rain will not slow highway construction.
Radio Story - Lieutenant Governor Kinder issues an executive order for flood response following heavy rain.
Radio Story - A Cole County judge rules that a renewable energy initiative will appear on the November ballot.
Newspaper Story - Two of the state's largest utilities express neutrality after a renewable energy requirement is placed on the November ballot.
Radio Story - The increase in rainfall, some experts say, has led to an increase in mold in and around buildings.
Radio Story - With the increase in precipitation recently, you may have noticed an increase in the amphibian population as well.
Radio Story - The Speaker of the House is one of the lone supporters of a bill that was repealed by the Missouri House.
Radio Story - Two senators on opposite sides of the party line agree Missouri government is not making environmental issues a priority. This topic was discussed on the public television program, Jeff City Journal. Rebecca Layne has more from Jefferson City.
Radio Story - The Missouri Senate granted first round approval to a bill that will establish harsher penalties for air and water pollution.
Radio Story - The House committee on energy and environment heard a bill that would prohibit St Louis county's attempt to establish trash monopoly program
Radio Story - As flood waters rise, so do questions regarding responsibility of dam and levee failures
Radio Story - Two years after the Taum Sauk reservoir catastrophe, legislators are still figuring out what to do.
Radio Story - Missouri's Senate gives first round approval to requiring truckers to use bio-diesel.
Radio Story - Republican opposition slowed down legislation of a bill that would require fuel sold in the state to contain at least 5-percent bio-diesel.
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