Bill Transferring West Lake Remediation from EPA to Army Corps Passes U.S. SenateThe measure, sponsored by U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt, would put the landfill under the Army Corps' Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, or FUSRAP.
Flood Debris Pick-Up Begins This WeekFederal, state and local agencies will be hauling away vegetation, demolition debris, hazardous waste and appliances.
West Lake Citizens Headed to Washington Over Nuclear WasteA formal congressional hearing on a bill that would transfer jurisdiction of the landfill from the EPA to the Army Corps is expected to take place in March.
Federal Government to Aid in Debris Removal from FloodsPresident Barack Obama has approved the Governor’s request for a federal emergency declaration to speed debris removal and relieve the strain of response and recovery costs in the St. Louis region.
Residents Near Coldwater Creek Struggle to Find AnswersFrom uterine cancer, to very young and very rare cancers, the area around Coldwater Creek has had them all.
Properties Face Contamination from Coldwater Creek"Right now what we are doing, we're focusing on the easy low-hanging fruit, which is Saint Cin Park, Duchesne Park " Project Manager Bruce Munholland says.
Low-level Radioactive Contamination Found Along CreekThe Army Corps of Engineers says it has found low-level radiological contamination at three sites along Coldwater Creek in St. Louis County.
Army Corps of Engineers Seeks to Soothe Coldwater Creek ConcernsThe big question asked by several: Why aren't there signs, warning children and others to steer clear of the creek?
Old Canal Bridge Coming Down SoonThe Illinois Department of Transportation is making plans for a bridge demolition in Madison County.
County Council Unanimously Passes Resolution to Speed Up Coldwater Creek CleanupThe council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night calling for more money for the Army Corps of Engineers to ramp up the effort.
Some Want Clarification on EPA's Call That Bridgeton Athletic Complex Safe for UseThe EPA says its soil samples show it's safe to play on the ballfields at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex in Bridgeton. The facility is located about a mile from the West Lake Landfill where nuclear waste from the Manhattan Project was dumped.
Floods Threaten Upper Mississippi RiverbanksThe call continues to go out for volunteers to help with sandbag work in Louisiana, Missouri.