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Missouri Supreme Court Orders New Hearing on Ameren Coal Ash Lawsuit

Ameren Missouri’s planned coal ash landfill in Franklin County faces more uncertainty after a ruling Tuesday by the state’s highest court.

In a unanimous decision, the Missouri Supreme Court sent a challenge from an environmental group back to Franklin County Circuit Court for a new hearing.

The court said local officials can’t keep the public from discussing the actual projects that are affected by proposed zoning law changes, an issue in the challenge to Franklin County’s zoning ordinance that allowed the coal ash landfill.

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