Drinking Water Engineering Report Grant

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District No. 1 is the recipient of a $24,000 Drinking Water Engineering Report Grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.  The grant is to evaluate the district’s drinking water system. The grant offers funding to qualified small communities to help cover engineering costs for evaluating drinking water system improvements. The district will use the […]

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Missouri DNR Pesticide Collection Event

06-09-21  Pesticide Collection Events   A Missouri Department of Natural Resources free pesticide collection event takes place this month in Chariton County.  The collection events are open to all Missouri farmers and households.  The MDC will be at Ricketts Farm Service in Salisbury on June 26th, from 8:00 am to Noon. Items that will be accepted include: Pesticides, Herbicides, Insecticides, […]

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Camping – State Parks

As we approach Spring, thoughts of planning your camping trips for the summer may start to form.  The Missouri Department of Natural Resources announced they are preparing for the 2021 camping season, which typically begins April 1. To help guarantee a safe and enjoyable camping experience, the following new and updated procedures have been implemented. To ensure a camping spot, […]

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DNR Provides Funding For Meadville Wastewater Project

Significant improvements are planned for Meadville’s Wastewater Collection and Treatment System.  The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has approved $1.36 million in assistance.  The total project cost is estimated at $1.86 million and is expected to be completed by April 2022. During this project, the city will install the necessary equipment to transform its current system to land-apply treated water. […]

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Pesticide Collection Event In Chariton County

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will host six free pesticide collection events across the state this year. The collection events are open to all Missouri farmers and households.  One of the pesticide collection events will be in the local counties: June 26 – Ricketts Farm Service in Salisbury Items that will be accepted include: Pesticides, Herbicides, Insecticides, Fungicides, Rodenticides, […]

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CAFO PLans Changing by Company

There is a new development in the attempt to bring a CAFO or Confined Animal Feeding Operation to the Livingston County area. Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says the public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, September 15th has been canceled, but the issue is not over. The original application by United Hog Farms was made in February and approved by […]

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Gallatin Received $40,000 Wastewater Grant

The City of Gallatin is the recipient of a $40,000 Clean Water Engineering Report Grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.  The grant will allow the city to evaluate and plan for addressing inflow and infiltration of stormwater into the collection system. The grant offers funding to qualifying small communities to help cover engineering costs for evaluating water and […]

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Group Files Appeal On CAFO Permit

An appeal has been filed in the DNR’s issuing of an operating permit for the CAFO – Z-8 Sow Farm in northwest Livingston County.  A community group called Poosey Neighbors United, LLC filed with the Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission.  They will conduct the hearing and make a recommendation to the Clean Water Commission or CWC. Poosey Neighbors United is claiming […]

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