Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill
The radioactive dirt was found about 30 feet below the surface, in an area where landfill owner Republic Services want to dig a firebreak trench.
BRIDGETON, MO–(KMOX)–It’s a landfill fire near a radioactive dump that could worry thousands of voters in north county — and the man who wants to unseat Charlie Dooley is making it an issue in the […]
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–An environmental group is warning a new underground fire could be forming at a Bridgeton landfill — closer to buried nuclear waste than the current fire. The existing underground fire at the Bridgeton Sanitary […]
BRIDGETON, MO–(KMOX)–With the fire still smoldering deep underground at that Bridgeton landfill, an industry consultant is warning the long term cleanup costs could put the parent company at risk and leave taxpayers picking up the […]
The Franciscan Sisters of Mary wants Missouri Senators Blunt and McCaskill — and Missouri Congressmen Clay and Wagner — to openly call for the removal of radioactive waste from the site.
In 2009, the St. Louis County Council passed a resolution calling for the removal of nuclear waste from the West Lake Landfill but Dooley never signed the resolution.
It was a meeting between EPA officials and Bridgeton residents that often devolved into chaotic shouting and left many questions unanswered.
BRIDGETON, MO–(KMOX)–On a breezy, cool, overcast day — workers continued the delicate task of digging up parts of a landfill where an underground fire has been burning since 2010. It’s Day Three of the dig […]
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–This week’s lawsuit filed by the state of Missouri against a company that owns a burning Bridgeton landfill is not the first time the firm has had environmental trouble. Republic Services Inc., owners of […]
The State of Missouri files suit against the owner of a Bridgeton landfill where an underground fire has neighbors afraid for their health.