It was supposed to start this summer, but now the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will be six months or more before it begins digging a firebreak trench to separate the burning Bridgeton landfill from nearby nuclear waste.
A landfill in Washington, Mo., is overflowing, but the city might not have to move the excess trash, after all. City administrator Jim Briggs says after how bad the ordor was in Bridgeton, he really doesn’t want to have to move it.
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.
The EPA says the facility is suitable for public use and requires no further environmental response.
The robbery was at the Verizon Store on St. Charles Rock Road
Koster says this doesn’t mean the landfill is off the hook for the odor violations of the past several years.
Police say misidentified suspect admits to separate crime
A 7th grade little league team refuses to play on Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex fields due to possible contamination.
The fear of radioactive contamination forced organizers to move a major little league tournament from a sports complex in Bridgeton.
A class action lawsuit filed Friday alleges radioactive materials have migrated offsite from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton and onto private property.