Bridgeton

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Koster Reaches Agreement with Bridgeton Landfill Owners

Koster says this doesn’t mean the landfill is off the hook for the odor violations of the past several years.

06/19/2014

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Strange Arrest in Bridgeton

Police say misidentified suspect admits to separate crime

05/24/2014

Coach Mark Lehne (Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Little League Coach: Team Won’t Take Field Until EPA Conducts Radiation Tests

A 7th grade little league team refuses to play on Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex fields due to possible contamination.

05/13/2014

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

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

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Bridgeton Landfill

A class action lawsuit filed Friday alleges radioactive materials have migrated offsite from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton and onto private property.

04/11/2014

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Wagner Weighs In On Bridgeton Landfill

Congresswoman Ann Wagner says she’s waiting for a response from the EPA about efforts to give the Army Corps of Engineers more control of the Westlake Landfill in Bridgeton.

03/14/2014

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Mo. Congressional Delegation Sends Letter to EPA over West Lake Landfill

The EPA is being asked to contract directly with the Army Corps of Engineers to handle any and all remediation needed at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

03/04/2014

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

Bridgeton Emergency Planners to Consider Worst Case Scenarios

Emergency planners in Bridgeton will discuss how to approach possible evacuations.

02/20/2014

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

Nuns Ask Congress: “Clean-Up Radioactive Waste”

A group of nuns wants Congress to authorize a total cleanup of radioactive material at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

02/13/2014

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: KMOX)

Missouri Congressional Delegation Debating Bridgeton Landfill Plan

Mounting public pressure for the removal of nuclear waste from the West Lake Landfill is the topic, as the Missouri Congressional delegation meets about what to do.

02/11/2014

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