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Police Searching for Missing Man in Bridgeton

Bridgeton police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing man. The 63-year-old man was last seen walking away from a DePaul Hospital building around 9 a.m. Wednesday.

12/18/2013

(photo credit: KMOX/ Kevin Killeen)

More Radioactive Material Found Near Burning Bridgeton 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.

12/11/2013

Photo/KMOX/Kevin Killeen

International Nuclear Waste Expert to Speak in Bridgeton Tonight

A former DA former Dept. of Energy official in the Clinton Administration is expected to call for new action on the West Lake Landfill tonight in Bridgeton.

11/21/2013

Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo: dnr.mo.gov/bridgeton/)

Documents Reveal Earlier Fire Near Bridgeton Radioactive Waste

Documents show that the ongoing fire at the Bridgeton Landfill is not the first to come close to nearby radioactive waste at the West Lake Landfill.

10/18/2013

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster (KMOX/file photo)

Koster Joins Call for EPA Landfill Testing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided to delay testing at the smoldering Bridgeton landfill fire until federal funding for the work is enacted.

10/16/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (photo credit: KMOX)

Government Shutdown Delays Bridgeton Landfill Work

Before the trench can be dug, the Environmental Protection Agency must test the dirt for radiation to make sure it is safe for workers.

10/08/2013

Lambert - St. Louis airport

Concerns Bridgeton Dig Could Send Birds Over Lambert

“Normally when you dig trenches like that in a landfill area, you bring up a lot of putrescible waste which is attracting for birds,” Lambert Director Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge said.

09/30/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (photo credit: KMOX)

Trench Planned to Keep Bridgeton Fire From Radioactive Waste

Pattonville Assistant Fire Chief Matt LaVanchy says there should be enough time to dig the trench before the fire gets near radioactive waste in the West Lake Landfill.

09/24/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (photo credit: KMOX)

Bridgeton Landfill Owners Add More Tarp To Quell Smell

You can hear the gas extraction pumps hissing in rhythm from the giant, tarp-covered landfill. No smoke is showing but residents like Karen Nickel say some days the odor is still awful.

09/17/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010

Fire Official Warns of New Hot Spot Near Bridgeton Radiation

“This thing is not sitting still, waiting for the powers to be to make their decisions. It’s continue to do what it’s going to do.”

09/16/2013

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