waste http://kbia.org en Koster reaches agreement with landfill owner http://kbia.org/post/koster-reaches-agreement-landfill-owner <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster's office has reached agreement with the owners of the Bridgeton Landfill, measures aimed at better controlling underground smoldering and reducing a strong odor that has troubled neighboring residents for months.</p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 20:04:15 +0000 Associated Press 54839 at http://kbia.org Koster reaches agreement with landfill owner State Sen. Schaefer's bill would eliminate solid waste management districts http://kbia.org/post/state-sen-schaefers-bill-would-eliminate-solid-waste-management-districts <p></p><p>A bill pre-filed in the State Senate would eliminate the 20 solid waste management districts in the state, and lower the landfill fees that fund them.</p><p>The management districts, most of which cover multiple counties, help local entities get grants to help pay for recycling programs or other efforts to divert material from landfills.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 22:04:00 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 26777 at http://kbia.org State Sen. Schaefer's bill would eliminate solid waste management districts Beef feedlots grapple with never-ending waste http://kbia.org/post/beef-feedlots-grapple-never-ending-waste <p></p><p></p><p><em>This story on the American beef industry is part of a special reporting series from Harvest Public Media. Check out the rest of their stories at <a href="http://harvestpublicmedia.org/big-beef">harvestpublicmedia.org</a>.</em></p><p>You think you deal with a lot of bull crap? Allan Sents needs a front-end loader and a dump truck to deal with all the cattle manure he’s up against. Literally.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 20:37:15 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld 26494 at http://kbia.org Beef feedlots grapple with never-ending waste Columbia opens household waste facility http://kbia.org/post/columbia-opens-household-waste-facility <p>April means spring cleaning for many Columbia residents. To the city of Columbia, that means lots of hazardous waste. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 13:30:58 +0000 Jonathan Seppo 12073 at http://kbia.org