Bridgeton Landfill

DNR Finds Radioactive Traces Near West Lake LandfillGamma radiation was found in the lower range in most samples, but some areas in the vicinity of the landfill showed "comparatively higher levels."
Residents Near Bridgeton Landfill Subject of New Health SurveyThe health department is preparing a survey of residents living near the landfill to determine if they have a higher rate of certain health problems compared to a population elsewhere in the county or state.
Republic Services Backs Claims Local Landfills Are SafeCompany files expert reports with court in ongoing battle with Mo. attorney general's office
Group to Governor: Declare State of Emergency At LandfillJust STL Moms will present petitions calling for a state of emergency to be declared.
Attorney General Reacts To Brush Fire Near Bridgeton LandfillChris Koster calls on EPA to speed up process on finding a remedy for ongoing fire at site
Coalition Warns of Robo Calls from Landfill AffiliateEd Smith of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment says the automated calls urge people to oppose removing the radioactive waste from the landfill and shipping it across the state.
School Districts Send West Lake Landfill Letters HomeSchool districts are sending letters home, trying to soothe concerns about the underground fire and buried nuclear waste next-door
St. Louis County Releases Disaster Plan for West Lake LandfillIf radiation were detected, some nearby residents would be urged to evacuate, and others would be urged to take shelter in their homes.
Landfill Radiation Prompts Dog Grooming Business to CloseLoretta Copeland says the radiation worries and the foul odors are forcing her to leave without even putting her business up for sale.
County Executive Sends EPA a Letter for Landfill PlansStenger says the 4-year-old fire has been smoldering too long without answers from the EPA.
Bridgeton Landfill Report: Odor is Not a Health ThreatA study of the air quality in and around the Bridgeton Landfill show no public concern for any odor released by the landfill.
Judge Tells Republic Services to Keep Landfill Fire Data FlowingThe owners of the burning Bridgeton Landfill have agreed to continue providing carbon monoxide data to the state on a monthly basis to help emergency planners understand the proximity of the fire to the nearby nuclear waste in the West Lake Landfill.

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