The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided to delay testing at the smoldering Bridgeton landfill fire until federal funding for the work is enacted.
State representatives Rory Ellinger and Bill Otto are holding the first public forum on the landfill since its owners announced they will dig a trench to prevent the fire from reaching the radioactive waste.
About 200 people packed into the cafeteria of Pattonville High, watching a projector and submitting questions through a moderator.
St. Louis lawmaker on Monday called for the removal of nuclear waste from a landfill near Lambert Airport.
State Representative Bill Otto is scheduled to release new information Monday afternoon regarding the burning Bridgeton landfill.