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8/7/2014

National organization joins bidding process for Ameren rail line

Posted 9:26 AM 8/7/2014 by Creighton Hayes, KOMU 8 News

COLUMBIA - Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, the nation's largest trail organization, has joined the bidding process for Ameren's Rock Island Trail corridor which would extend across Missouri.

KOMU 8 News reported in early July (More)...

New report says Missouri has grown in solar energy use

8/3/2014

Lack of rain causes concerns for mid-Missouri farmers

Lack of rain causes concerns for mid-Missouri farmers

Posted 3:03 PM 8/3/2014 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Farmers said Sunday the lack of rain in mid-Missouri is causing concern for the health of their crops.

According to the National Weather Service, Columbia is 4.41 inches behind the yearly average for this time of year.

Callaway County farmer David Oberleg said the lack of (More)...

8/4/2014

Elevated chemicals found in water near reactor

Elevated chemicals found in water near reactor

Posted 4:22 PM 8/4/2014 by The Associated Press

FULTON (AP) - The owner of Missouri's only commercial nuclear reactor is reporting elevated chemical levels near its Callaway County plant.

Ameren Missouri has told the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission that water samples from a new groundwater monitoring well at its Callaway plant (More)...

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