A local environmental group filed an appeal this morning in an ongoing effort to keep Ameren from building a coal ash landfill next to its power plant in Labadie.
Last month, a circuit court judge ruled that the Franklin County Commission was in the right when it approved a zoning amendment that would allow construction of the landfill.
But a group of 12 Labadie families, led by the grassroots Labadie Environmental Organization, is challenging that decision.
A judge has ruled in favor of an effort to develop a new coal ash landfill in eastern Missouri's Franklin County.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the judge on Friday rejected claims that the Franklin County Commission acted unlawfully in approving a zoning amendment for the landfill.
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