Tag Archives: Missouri

Ameren Settles With Taum Sauk Supt. Jerry Toop Over Disaster

Ameren has settled with Taum Sauk Supt. Jerry Toop whose family was washed away in the Dec. 14 collapse of the Taum Sauk Reservoir. Like this:Like Loading…

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Google Earth Tour On How the Taum Sauk Collapse Went Upstream on the Black River

I have posted a Google Earth tour of the Taum Sauk reservoir showing how the wall of water actually went upstream of the Ameren complex. Like this:Like Loading…

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DNR: Black River Could Take 70 Years to Clear

Unusual color in Black River Originally uploaded by Burningbird. Missouri reports that efforts to make the Black River clear again following the December 14 Taum Sauk disaster apparently have failed The Park City Daily Tribune quoted Randy Crawford, of the … Continue reading

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Flickr Photos Show Human Impact of Taum Sauk Disaster

A Baby’s Socks Originally uploaded by Burningbird. Burningbird at Flickr has a gallery of photos that show the human consequences of the Taum Sauk reservoir disaster. At the risk sensationalizing the heartache of Taum Sauk superintendent Jerry Toop whose family … Continue reading

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Missouri Considering Taum Sauk Disaster Museum

Missouri is mulling the possibilities of a Taum Sauk Disaster Museum similar to the Times Beach Dioxin Museum in St. Louis County. Like this:Like Loading…

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Groups Fear Taum Sauk Fallout Will Nuke Missouri

Cooling Tower 12.2.2005 Originally uploaded by 10thAvenue Environmental groups are concerned that Ameren is going to use the Taum Sauk disaster as an excuse to build Missouri’s second nuclear power plant at its Callaway County site or perhaps will resurrect … Continue reading

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Ameren Stock Tumbles On Talk of Bankruptcy

Ameren, which survived the bad press following the Taum Sauk disaster, is now talking bankruptcy sending its stock into a nose dive. Like this:Like Loading…

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Ameren Trivializes Taum Sauk Disaster On New Website

Nearly two months after Ameren nearly killed Taum Sauk superintent Jerry Troop and his family and young children in a 12-minute tsunami nightmare that washed them out of their home in the wee hours of the morning the utility has … Continue reading

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Ameren's Taum Sauk Chemicals Change Black River From Brown to Aqua But Not Clear

Ameren is making much of its 500,000 gallon floculation treatment of the lower Taum Sauk reservoir to settle debris from the December 14 collapse that unleashed a billion gallon 12 minute Missouri tsunami on the normaly placid Black River. Like … Continue reading

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FBI Investigating Whether Ameren's Taum Sauk Computers Were Sabotaged

The FBI has been called in to investigate whether sabotage of Ameren’s computer’s caused the Dec. 14 Taum Sauk reservoir collapse. On Ameren’s Taum Sauk website is this note: The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control … Continue reading

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