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- Issue #102 of “Apex to Zenith” Third Quarter 2013
- 2014 Highpointers Calendar at HP Merc
- Hoosier Hill Bench Vandalized
- Hawkeye Point: Request to Visit in Daylight and Note About New Campground Fees
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- Club’s Summit Register Initiative
- Merc Reopens
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- Huffington Post Interview with Maine 2013 Host Mick Dunn
- Highpointers Foundation: Goal to have projects on 25 of 50 states by end of 2013
- Apex Challenge 2 Seeks to Place Highpointers on Every Summit on June 29, 2019
- Iowa Selected for 2015 Convention
- Joseph “Mitch” Michaud (1928-2013)
- 50 and 48 Completers in 2013-2014
- 2013 Board News: Change in Longacre Memorial Ownership
- Tennessee to Host 2014 Highpointers Convention July 24-26
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Tag Archives: Missouri
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.
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
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
Missouri is mulling the possibilities of a Taum Sauk Disaster Museum similar to the Times Beach Dioxin Museum in St. Louis County.
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
Ameren, which survived the bad press following the Taum Sauk disaster, is now talking bankruptcy sending its stock into a nose dive.
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
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.
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 PatrolÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Division of Drug and Crime Control … Continue reading