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Schmitt joins Republican AGs taking aim at ‘social cost of carbon’...

The attorneys general in Missouri and Kansas have joined their Republican counterparts in 20 states demanding that the federal government not consider the social...

Missouri bill targeting environmental protections moves ahead in House

Missouri legislators are moving forward with an effort to loosen the state’s environmental regulations that critics contend could harm the state’s water and air...

Poll: Many farmers still doubt that humans drive climate change

Farmers continue to question whether climate change is driven by humans, which is the consensus of scientists worldwide, an Iowa State University researcher has...

State-supported ‘clean energy’ loans put Missouri borrowers at risk of losing...

This story was originally published by ProPublica. Diana Thomas needed a new furnace and four small basement windows for her two-story home on the east...

Report says hundreds of levees endanger Missouri River. One county is...

KANSAS CITY — As he watched the river forecasts in early 2019, Regan Griffin hoped for the best.  Maybe the Missouri River would top its...

Grain Belt transmission line forges ahead amid landowner, lawmaker pushback

On the heels of a historic cold snap that left thousands across the Midwest without power, Kansas and Missouri residents could soon reap the...

U.S. House Agriculture panel probes ‘systemic’ USDA discrimination against Black farmers

WASHINGTON — The House Agriculture Committee on Thursday heard about how Black farmers have faced decades of racial discrimination in their dealings with the...

Senate confirms Haaland as first-ever Native American to serve in the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland made history on Monday when she became the first Native American to ever be confirmed by the U.S....

Environment group: Trump’s final year in office saw spike in farm...

President Trump’s administration spent $20 billion on farm subsidies in its last year, four times the level at the beginning of his term, the...

Missouri facing more rolling power outages as extreme winter cold continues

Rolling blackouts continued Tuesday morning in southwest and western Missouri, the result of extreme winter weather conditions creating high demand for electricity. Evergy, which serves...

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