pollution http://kbia.org en EPA approves change to state water quality standards rules http://kbia.org/post/epa-approves-change-state-water-quality-standards-rules <p>The change to state water quality standards rules provides greater flexibility in Missouri’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit program.</p><p>The state's regulations previously allowed no more than three years for a permittee to come into compliance with its NPDES permit.</p><p>The Missouri Department of Natural Resources submitted proposed changes, allowing longer than three years,&nbsp;to EPA in December for review and approval.&nbsp; The decision to approve the changes was recently announced.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 18:14:13 +0000 Kristofor Husted 28059 at http://kbia.org Court vacates EPA cross-state air pollution rule http://kbia.org/post/court-vacates-epa-cross-state-air-pollution-rule <p>A federal appeals court has vacated an EPA rule that would have limited the amount of power plant pollution that drifts across state lines. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 23:51:06 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 19801 at http://kbia.org Court vacates EPA cross-state air pollution rule Newscast for May 4, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-4-2012 <p>Regional coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri House members approved legislation trimming taxes on businesses.</li><li>Warming temperatures could cause more unhealthy air.</li><li>Petitions submitted for Missouri tobacco tax increase.</li><li>Missouri hospitals reporting shortages of pharmaceutical drugs.</li></ul> Fri, 04 May 2012 22:51:38 +0000 Kaveh Kaghazi 13606 at http://kbia.org Newscast for May 4, 2012 Warmer temperatures may cause unhealthy air http://kbia.org/post/warmer-temperatures-may-cause-unhealthy-air <div style="margin:0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif">Warming temperatures may have you wanting to spend more time outdoors. But warm weather can mean more unhealthy air.</font></span></font></span> Fri, 04 May 2012 21:45:29 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 13599 at http://kbia.org Warmer temperatures may cause unhealthy air Newscast for January 12, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-january-12-2012 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom:</p><ul><li>Winter weather advisory remains in effect until 6pm today</li><li>An Ameren plant in Missouri is a top-ten polluter in the US</li></ul><p> Thu, 12 Jan 2012 16:45:36 +0000 Janet Saidi 6912 at http://kbia.org