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EPA: No Health Concerns at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex

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Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: KMOX)

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BRIDGETON, Mo. (KMOX) - Following testing for radiation, the Environmental Protection Agency announced today they have determined that the Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex is suitable for public use.

The testing suggests no levels of gamma radiation pose any public health concerns for users.

“EPA’s analysis of data collected from more than 58,000 surface points across BMAC suggests no levels of gamma radiation that would pose public health concerns for users of this facility,” EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks says. “This was a thorough scientific survey, coupled with meticulous review and quality control checks of the data.”

In response to concerns from citizens, the EPA announced on May 9 that it would conduct the BMAC screening. The screening began on May 19.

The EPA says that the full report will be available on their website later today.

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