Dr. Khan says he can’t tell yet if the landfill is the cause of ill residents around the area.
At issue in the case is carbon monoxide data from the north quarry that emergency planners claim is vital to map the exact whereabouts of the moving underground fire.
A national radioactive waste watchdog says West Lake Landfill’s underground garbage fire is the only landfill with that problem.
One-third of registered nurses, age 55 and older, indicated they’ll retire in the next five years, leaving potential voids in psychiatric, school and other nursing specialties.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it approved a testing plan to understand the scope of radioactive contamination at the Bridgeton landfills.
A longtime leader of the environmental movement in St. Louis is calling for the total removal of all nuclear waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.
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A new infrared video of the burning Bridgeton landfill raises doubts about claims by the landfill owner that the underground fire is “under control.”
Last night, Bridgeton Landfill neighbors got a glimpse at the evacuation plan, should the landfill fire hit the surface or run into nearby radioactive waste.
The county’s emergency management director will brief residents on what they would have to do to protect themselves while falling ash would be monitored for possible radioactive contamination.