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Joplin Globe (Newspaper) - December 9, 1999, Joplin, Missouri 4a the Joplin Globe town amp country thursday december 9, 1999 lawsuit continued from Page 3a Tion of the bypass and other projects in Missouri that Are designed to enhance safety. Bond described the Sierra club As a Radical san Francisco based group that was trying to dictate what happens in Missouri. Ken Midkiff director of the Missouri Sierra club said Bond is once again travelling around the state claiming that Highway safety will be negatively impacted by the St. Louis clean air lawsuit. A there is simply no basis in fact or Law to that claim a he said. A Federal Law specifically exempts Highway safety projects from withholding of Federal Highway funds due to clean air non attainments. A senator Bond know so or should know a this and we Are astounded that he keeps repeating this misinformation As if repetition would make it so. A your lawsuit is about clean air and Public health. What is senator Bond about a a spokesman for the coalition said the St. Louis area has been out of compliance with Federal Ozone standards since 1978, and that the state and the Epa have not taken the necessary Steps to clean up the pollution. Supporters of the petition have said the underlying purpose of the lawsuit is to bring to a halt the Page Avenue Extension in St. Louis. The environmental groups campaigned against the project before the voters of St. Louis approved it in november 1998. Bet continued from Page 3a he said. A sure i could use the Money but there Are other people out there who need it a lot his Boss said he was a Little surprised when Trotter told him he would donate the Money to Charity. A i told him that what he did with the Money was All up to him a Fauvergue said. A but it shows what a really Nice Fella he a someone told me that i look just like a wow wrestler wearing a Santa hat a Trotter said. A and my boys have started calling me the scrapping people might look at me Runny but i Tell them that its a $100 in the end the total amount May be More than that. Trotter said he is getting some other people to contribute Money to the Pool and it May become a Holiday tradition. A i might just take a Christmas bet every briefs town amp country from staff reports Joplin a life choices will sponsor a a Christmas shopping Day from 1 to 3 . Today for those who participated in the parenting plus program throughout the year. More than 100 parents attended the program and now Are eligible to a a shop for hundreds of donated toys with vouchers. The toys were donated by students at Ozark Christian College and me mews of the Christian motorcycle association. Parenting plus a free instructional program receives referrals from life choices the division of family services and other social services agencies. Free gift wrapping of the toys will be provided by oct students. A the Joplin High school band and orchestra will present a Christmas concert sunday in the High school auditorium. The orchestra will perform at 2 ., the band at 3 Admission is free. W w w. I p 1 i 11 project continued from Page 3a thing or. Barr says is wrong with his Boatwright said the Oder has been involved in trying to satisfy Barr s complaints. A at one Point he wanted us to put in a Garden area for him even though there Wasny tone there before the remediation work a Boatwright said. A they did that and he called Back complaining there were weeds growing in the Sod they used. They sent a weeding Crew. A a they be gone the extra mile for him As one example of their efforts to meet these Miami attorney Ben Loring said he has been approached by several Picher area residents about filing a class action lawsuit. He said none of the group has hired him and he has been discussing their options with them informally. Allen said the Epa would rather work with the people to get the problems solved. A a there a no question our work did cause some problems but at the same time we be got people coming to us now saying there were no problems with drainage or flooding before we came to town a he said. Streets and roads Ottawa county commissioner Joe Crawford and the mayors of Picher Quapaw Cardin Commerce and North Miami have complained about Road and Street damage from heavy trucks being used in the Epa work. Allen said the Epa is negotiating yith the elected officials for a onetime settlement that would allow them to do the work they deem necessary or hire contractors to do it. A a they re telling us they can do it or hire it done cheaper than we can which in Many instances is probably True a he said. A a we re trying to get a final evaluation of the actual amount of damage we re responsible for and find a settlement figure that will be agreeable to everyone. A once again we did no to do and Arentt doing All the damage these roads and streets Are incurring. We Are Happy to pay for what we do but we can to pave the whole county for Wear and tear from Semi rigs farm trucks and equipment and private gravel haulers Energy projects nearing completion at Neosho by Jeff Lehr Globe staff writer Goodman schools. And Central Grade Neosho to. A the old cast Iron radiators finally disappeared this fall from Central elementary school. Their passage evokes something less than postal a in Bob Murray Neosho r-5 assistant superintendent of finance. A i probably burned myself on those Back when i was in third Grade a Murray said. Centrals new heating and air conditioning Are part of a $2.2 million project to make Neosho r-5 school buildings More Energy efficient. Murray said contractors Are putting the final touches on the project. Air conditioning was installed this summer at Neosho High school the Field Early childhood education building and South this fall heating systems at the High school and South and Central Grade schools were replaced and classrooms hallways and Nanasi us in nearly All District buildings received new lighting. The work is projected to save the District $66,650 annually in direct Energy costs Murray said. The District received two Low interest Loans totalling $518,463 from the Missouri department of natural resources to help pay for the project. The Der Money comes from a Federal program financed from penalties imposed on Oil companies for overcharges in the 1970s. The 10-year Loans Cany 2 percent interest charges. The remainder of the Money the project came from a conventional $1.7 million loan at 4.71 percent interest. 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