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Some Want Clarification on EPA’s Call That Bridgeton Athletic Complex Safe for Use

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.

08/01/2014

Photo: KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits

Floods Threaten Upper Mississippi Riverbanks

The call continues to go out for volunteers to help with sandbag work in Louisiana, Missouri.

07/06/2014

Dawn Chapman of the West Lake Mom's group and her daughter Sophie. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Army Corps to Moms Group: No Data on Radiation Testing of Haul Roads

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.

06/25/2014

Photo: Google Earth

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

Photo: Google Earth

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

Photo: 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

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