Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA)

Missouri Public Utility Alliance responds to Grain Belt-related legislation passed by Missouri House

The Missouri House advanced House Bill 1062 to the Missouri Senate. This bill will effectively kill new infrastructure projects like the Grain Belt Express transmission line. Members of the Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA) have repeatedly let lawmakers know that 39 local consumer-owned utilities, representing more than 350,000 people in the state, stand to lose […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council agenda includes 10 ordinances

The Trenton City Council will consider 10 ordinances at its next meeting regarding agreements and city code. The meeting will be at Trenton City Hall on Monday night, Aprill 22, at 7 o’clock. Two ordinances would approve agreements, one with Rapid Removal Disposal, Incorporated for residential solid waste collection and the other with M and […]

Electric Transmission Line

USDA invests in rural electric infrastructure and smart grid improvements in 13 States

Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley announced that USDA is investing $485 million to upgrade rural electric systems and reduce energy costs. The funding includes nearly $7.1 million for smart grid technologies that improve system operations and monitor grid security. “Under the leadership of Agriculture Secretary Perdue, USDA is a proud […]

Gas Leak

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to gas leak

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a gas leak at Irvinbilt at 10 Hickory Street in Chillicothe Wednesday morning. Captain Tracy Bradley reports that, prior to leaving the station, the department advised dispatch to contact Liberty Utilities. She says firefighters arrived at Irvinbilt to find M&M Utilities removing concrete and pulling up the main gas […]

Grain Belt Express

Audio: Grain Belt Express debate now in House Committee

The public service commission has approved a high voltage, wind energy transmission line to run through private property along Northern Missouri, and *some* landowners and farmers want the legislature to stop that from happening. Missouri House members heard both sides of the argument: That the lines are in public interest and the company can claim […]

City of Chillicothe

Chillicothe City Council agenda includes budgets

The Chillicothe City Council will hold a public hearing to consider an ordinance adopting the 2019-2020 budget for the City of Chillicothe and Chillicothe Municipal Utilities at its meeting Monday. The meeting will be at the Chillicothe City Hall on Monday evening, March 25th at 6:30. Other items on the agenda include ordinances amending the […]