Sharpton Blasts Ameren Storm Response

1 decade 3 years 2 months ago Tuesday, July 25 2006 Jul 25, 2006 Tuesday, July 25, 2006 9:33:38 PM CDT July 25, 2006 in News
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AP-MO--St.LouisStorms 07-25 0121 AP-MO--St. Louis Storms,0101 Sharpton to lead protest outside Ameren headquarters ST. LOUIS (AP) -- With 155-thousand St. Louis-area residents still without power six days after the first of two powerful storms caused the worst outage in the region's history, the Reverend Al Sharpton plans to lead a protest against Ameren Corporation. Sharpton's National Action Network says the protest is planned for 10:30 this morning (at 1901 Chouteau). Sharpton says Ameren is under-serving Missouri's working class and poor. He says that not only are rate increase proposals for the utility unjustified, but Ameren should roll back its rates to help the community recover from the blackouts. (Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) AP-NY-07-25-06 0835EDT

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