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  • Ameren seeks to expand energy center for utility waste landfill

  • Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking a certificate of public convenience and necessity from the Commission to expand the boundaries of its Labadie Energy Center to permit the construction and operation of a utility waste landfill.
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  • Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking a certificate of public convenience and necessity from the Commission to expand the boundaries of its Labadie Energy Center to permit the construction and operation of a utility waste landfill. The proposed landfill is located in Franklin County and would be used to store coal combustion products, sometimes referred to as coal ash, generated at the company's coal-fired electric power plant.
    Ameren Missouri has asked the Commission to approve its application by Dec. 31, 2013, to allow it to begin construction of the landfill in 2014.
    Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than Feb. 22, 2013, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0360, or by using the Commission's electronic filing and information service (EFIS).
    Individual citizens wishing to comment may contact the Office of the Public Counsel, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, MO 65102-2230, telephone 1-866-922-2959, email opcservice@ded.mo.gov or the Public Service Commission Staff, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, MO 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, email pscinfo@psc.mo.gov . The Office of the Public Counsel is a separate state agency which represents the general public in cases before the Public Service Commission.
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