contamination http://kbia.org en Ameren Plans Cleanup of Downtown Columbia Site http://kbia.org/post/ameren-plans-cleanup-downtown-columbia-site <p></p><p><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; line-height: 1.5;">Ameren Missouri is finishing up plans to clean up property it owns in downtown Columbia that is contaminated by gas plant tars, which can contain carcinogens.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:8.5pt">The property is in the North Village Arts District, which is attracting commercial and residential development.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:54:30 +0000 Associated Press 40436 at http://kbia.org Ameren Plans Cleanup of Downtown Columbia Site Contamination site worries neighboring residents http://kbia.org/post/contamination-site-worries-neighboring-residents <p>Residents living near a former metal aircraft manufacturing site in north St. Louis County are expressing concerns about contamination.</p><p>The Environmental Protection Agency hosted a public meeting Thursday night about the former Missouri Metals plant near Overland. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that EPA leaders told residents they're doing what they can to remedy the problem, but residents worry about health effects and decreases in property values.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:53:09 +0000 Associated Press 40107 at http://kbia.org Nixon vetoes legal shield for old lead mines http://kbia.org/post/nixon-vetoes-legal-shield-old-lead-mines <p>Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have shielded a Missouri lead mining company from punitive damages in some contamination lawsuits. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Associated Press 36985 at http://kbia.org Nixon vetoes legal shield for old lead mines E. coli levels high in 3 SW Mo. waterways http://kbia.org/post/e-coli-levels-high-3-sw-mo-waterways <p></p><p>A southwest Missouri county health department has posted health advisories for three waterways because of high bacteria levels. Mon, 27 May 2013 13:25:20 +0000 Associated Press 34391 at http://kbia.org E. coli levels high in 3 SW Mo. waterways From field to fork to refuse http://kbia.org/post/field-fork-refuse <p>Flip on the TV, boot up the computer or switch on the radio and you’re destined to hear about a recall of tainted food – often due to E. coli or salmonella.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 22:22:58 +0000 Kristofor Husted 22994 at http://kbia.org From field to fork to refuse Infant formula still under investigation http://kbia.org/post/infant-formula-still-under-investigation <p>The investigation continues into the possible contamination of infant formula with a potentially fatal strain of bacteria. St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Véronique LaCapra has more.</p><p> Fri, 23 Dec 2011 23:58:19 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 5876 at http://kbia.org Infant formula still under investigation