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Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: 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: 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: 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 (Photo: KMOX)

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

Photo: David McNew/Getty Images

Police: Man Attempted To Abduct 4th Grader in Bridgeton

It happened at about 8 a.m. in the 4100 block of Muro, near Natural Bridge and Fee Fee Rd.

08/21/2013

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, (KMOX/file photo)

Activists Question Dooley’s Ties to Bridgeton Landfill

Charlie Dooley has had financial and political ties to Richard Callow, a political consultant who is now working in public relations for Republic Services, the company that owns the burning landfill.

08/14/2013

Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty

After Election Day, Bridgeton Leaders Search for New Funding

“The sales tax issue did pass, the bond issue did not. It required two-thirds favorable vote, 66 percent, and it only received 60 percent,” he said.

08/09/2013

Photo: Google Earth

EPA Says It’s Moving Ahead With West Lake Landfill Tests

There are those who disagree with the notion that the West Lake waste doesn’t constitute a public health risk. Many of those dissenters plan to protest Wednesday morning.

07/31/2013

KMOX File

Bridgeton Bus Stop Crash

The Missouri Highway Patrol says the driver suddenly became ill before her car struck a pedestrian. She died a short time later.

07/06/2013

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