u.s. fish and wildlife service

5:14 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

State and federal officials develop mining waste plan

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State and federal officials have developed a plan to restore natural resources damaged by mining waste in eastern and southeast Missouri, and a series of public meetings on the plan is scheduled to start Tuesday.

The Daily Journal in Park Hills reports the plan was crafted by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service.

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3:58 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

2 mussels found in Mo. to be federally protected

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Two species of freshwater mussels that live in southwest Missouri will soon be placed under federal protection.

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