Bridgeton Landfill

Smoke and steam rise from the dig site at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill on May 23, 2013.
(Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

EPA Agrees to Screen for Contamination at Bridgeton Athletic Complex

Mayor Conrad Bowers stated that the screening is being conducted to alleviate any possible concerns as to the safety for anyone visiting the complex.

05/07/2014

Residents of the Spanish Village subdivision in Bridgeton gathered at their neighborhood park on May 3, 2014 to hear from an attorney representing them in a potential lawsuit settlement with the owner of the Bridgeton Landfill. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Learning More About Bridgeton Landfill Settlement

Residents living near site of odor nuisance quiz attorney who reached potential deal for plaintiffs

05/03/2014

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

EPA: Baseball Fields Near West Lake Landfill are Safe

The fear of radioactive contamination forced organizers to move a major little league tournament from a sports complex in Bridgeton.

05/01/2014

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Attorney General Koster Takes Action on Bridgeton Landfill

Chris Koster sent a letter calling on the EPA to test for radiological contamination in the surrounding community, and filed a motion in St. Louis County Circuit Court.

04/29/2014

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Burning Landfill Odor Suit Settled

The owners of the burning Bridgeton landfill settle a class action lawsuit with hundreds of area residents over odors drifting from the site.

04/17/2014

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

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Charlie Brennan – Thursday, March 13th – Legendary Actor Robert Wagner; U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill

Charlie talks with Actor Robert Wagner and U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill; Charlie and Debbie talk with SI Editor Kostya Kennedy about his book “Pete Rose”, and with Mo. State Rep. Rick Stream about amending the student transfer law; Charlie with The Scottish Arms Executive Chef Carl Hazel, and with Keith Alper of Creative Producers Group.

03/13/2014

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

EPA Asked Let U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Clean Up Radioactive Waste

The Pattonville School Superintendent joins the Missouri Delegation in making that request

03/04/2014

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