st louis missouri

Ozark Land Purchase Protects Brilliant Blue Warblers

Article: Ozark Land Purchase Protects Brilliant Blue Warblers

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, December 2, 2008 (ENS) – Rare and vulnerable to extinction, bright blue migratory songbirds can be seen flying through the trees on an 80 acre piece of land in the watershed of the Current River, one of North America’s most biologically diverse streams. The Missouri parcel links together federal and state protected…

Youth Power Voters Get Out the Green Vote

Article: Youth Power Voters Get Out the Green Vote

WASHINGTON, DC, November 3, 2008 (ENS) – In the countdown to election day, the national, non-partisan youth campaign Power Vote has been active across the country to make sure young people turn out in record numbers to vote for clean energy, climate protection and green job creation. For the last few days, Power Voters have…

Illinois Hazwaste Incinerator Permitted Despite Explosions, Fires

Article: Illinois Hazwaste Incinerator Permitted Despite Explosions, Fires

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, September 15, 2008 (ENS) – The Veolia hazardous waste incinerator in Sauget, with its long history of explosions and toxic chemical releases, was issued a clean air permit on Friday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The incinerator has been operating without a permit since 1995. Located on the Missouri-Illinois border next…

Nature Conservancy Ranch Hosts Prairie Chicken Rescue

Article: Nature Conservancy Ranch Hosts Prairie Chicken Rescue

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, March 9, 2008 (ENS) – Once greater prairie chickens by the hundreds of thousands boomed across the grasslands in their spring ritual, but now fewer than 500 birds remain in Missouri. This spring, the Missouri Department of Conservation, MDC, and the Nature Conservancy are working together in an attempt to resuscitate a…