States could have until 2017 to submit a plan to cut power plant pollution, and 2018 if they join with other states to tackle the problem, according to the EPA's proposal.
In his weekly address, Obama described his effort to curb greenhouse gases as essential to protect the health of children..
On Monday the Obama administration will unveil rules for limiting carbon emissions from power plants.
The Columbia Public Works Department placed a porous pavement system outside the Grissum Building The system has created 14 new parking spaces and will filter stormwater runoff.
The idea of eating invasive species has gained momentum recently from the lionfish, which invaded the Gulf of Mexico but was successfully marketed to restaurants and today appears to be in decline.
Ameren Missouri has removed 18,000 out an estimated 30,000 tons of contaminated soil at a former manufactured gas plant.
Ninth Street Garden is aplot maintained by nearby residents and fellow Columbians.
MU is participating in the RecycleMania Tournament, an eight-week competition among 461 colleges and universities across North America that determines which school recycles the most.
The Missouri Department of Conservation released new regulations for the 2014 fishing and hunting seasons. Permits for the 2014 season will be available March 1 for purchase.
Janet Moreland will share experiences and photos from her "source to sea" kayak trip down the Missouri River in a presentation Tuesday at Les Bourgeois Vineyards Bistro in Rocheport.
Columbia residents enjoyed fishing through the Winter Trout Fishing Program at Cosmo-Bethel Park. The program is catch and release through Jan. 31.
Members of the public are invited to take part in a discussion of U.S. farm policy and the farm bill. The featured speaker will be Dr. Pat Westhoff, a professor in the MU Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
The grotto sculpin of Perry County is threatened by contaminated water and will be listed as endangered effective Oct. 25.
Gaps remain in Missouri's system of prevention and early detection of chronic wasting disease for captive deer operations in the state.
To combat stormwater pollution and contamination exacerbated by rapid development during the past 43 years, MU is ramping up its treatment effort across its 1,440-acre main campus.
Fisheries near Fukushima where radioactive water has been leaking into the sea have been closed because radioactive fish pose threat to humans who eat them.
A grant for a new truck will allow Columbia's municipal composting program to flourish.
About 150 Missouri farmers and gardeners gathered Thursday to learn about organic agriculture and discuss its costs and benefits.
The report, released Thursday by the Energy Department, says blackouts and other problems caused by Superstorm Sandy and other extreme weather events are likely to be repeated across the country as an aging energy infrastructure struggles to adapt to rising seas, higher storm surges and increased flooding.
Diana Papoulias, supervisory research fish biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, will give a talk about the relationship between chemicals in the Missouri River and intersex sturgeon at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Les Bourgeois Vineyards in Rocheport.