Ash falls from nearby power plant -

Ash falls from nearby power plant

(KMOV) -- Residents in South County dealt with a little more than rain falling from the sky Saturday.

Residents said that fly ash was dropping in their neighborhood. The residents said it was coming from the nearby Ameren UE Plant in Oakville.

An Ameren spokesperson said a pump failed inside the plant, allowing the release of fly ash.

The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating the issue.

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