DNR to start sulfur dioxide monitoring near Ameren plants

Ameren UE’s burning power plant at Labadie, Mo. | Courtesy of Wampa-One/ Flickr

The Department of Natural Resources is working with Ameren Missouri to add air monitors near two of Missouri’s largest sources of sulfur dioxide, Labadie and Rush Island, both in the St. Louis area.

DNR also is is accepting comments on rules to bring Jefferson County and Jackson County into compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency’s limits on sulfur dioxide. The pollutant mostly comes from coal-burning power plants.

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