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EPA Responds over West Lake Landfill Concerns

EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks today sent a letter to Missouri Attorney General Kris Koster regarding the West Lake Landfill.

03/21/2014

Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo: dnr.mo.gov/bridgeton/)

Bridgeton City Council Wants EPA to Step Aside

The Bridgeton City Council wants control of the radioactive West Lake Landfill transferred from the EPA to the Army Corps of Engineers.

03/20/2014

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill talks jobs for veterans, flanked by Jeffery Boyd, Michael Holmes and Mayor Slay

McCaskill Pushes Jobs Bill for Vets

Also confirms talks underway on burning Bridgeton landfill

03/17/2014

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Mo. Congressional Delegation Sends Letter to EPA over West Lake Landfill

The EPA is being asked to contract directly with the Army Corps of Engineers to handle any and all remediation needed at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

03/04/2014

File photo (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Corps Continues Rock Removal in Mississippi River

Despite the recent snowmelt the Mississippi River remains at a level that’s allowing the Army Corps of Engineers to remove rock pinnacles that halted barge traffic last year.

01/17/2014

A barge pushes a load south on the Mississippi River just past the Stan Musial Veterans Bridge near the St. Louis riverfront on July 26, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mississippi River Low Again; Rock Removal Begins

The up-and-down Mississippi River is down again, and the Army Corps of Engineers began rock removal efforts Tuesday in an attempt to ensure the river remains open to barge traffic through the winter.

12/10/2013

Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. The diversion flooded about 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland and 100 homes in the state. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and has caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas.  (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Meetings Set on Long-Delayed SE Missouri Levee Project

A long-delayed project to close a huge levee gap and improve drainage in southeast Missouri is moving forward.

08/06/2013

West Alton

Army Corps: Breached Alton Levee ‘Held The Way It Was Supposed To’

“It held up to its level of protection and then once it overtopped then the soil couldn’t handle the erosive forces of the water,” Project Manager Matthew Hunn said.

07/02/2013

Blunt-McCaskill

Senators, Federal Officials Meet On Levee Concerns

Missouri’s two U.S. senators are continuing their push for completion of a project to close a 1,500-foot gap in a Mississippi River levee.

02/27/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Middle Mississippi River Dredging Ends for Season

The Army Corps of Engineers has been using two dredges, one from Memphis, Tenn., the other from St. Louis, to help keep the river channel clear.

02/06/2013

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