Army Corps of Engineers
The council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night calling for more money for the Army Corps of Engineers to ramp up the effort.
The 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.
The call continues to go out for volunteers to help with sandbag work in Louisiana, Missouri.
The Army Corps of Engineers has told Just Moms STL that it can’t find any data to prove EPA claims that past testing of the haul roads around the landfill showed no radiation problem.
EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks today sent a letter to Missouri Attorney General Kris Koster regarding the West Lake Landfill.
The Bridgeton City Council wants control of the radioactive West Lake Landfill transferred from the EPA to the Army Corps of Engineers.
Also confirms talks underway on burning Bridgeton 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.
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.
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.