DNR Finds Radioactive Traces Near West Lake LandfillGamma radiation was found in the lower range in most samples, but some areas in the vicinity of the landfill showed "comparatively higher levels."
LEO and Labadie Plaintiffs Agree to Landfill SettlementThe settlement resolves all pending lawsuits and requires Ameren to build the landfill at least five feet above the ground surface.
New Video Shows Landfill Hot Spots on the MoveA new infrared video of the burning Bridgeton landfill raises doubts about claims by the landfill owner that the underground fire is "under control."
Former DNR Official Issues Open Letter About Handling of Burning Bridgeton LandfillDan Norris, director of air sampling efforts around the Bridgeton landfill from 2012 through 2014, has issued an open letter claiming politics - not science - is dominating the state's handling of the landfill crisis.
New Concerns About the Bridgeton Landfill FireThe state Department of Natural Resources is sending a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, asking for more information on where the fire is in relation to buried nuclear waste.
Industry to Seek Changes in 'Fracking' RulesSupporters of high-volume oil and gas extraction said Wednesday that they'll seek dozens of changes in proposed rules to govern the practice in Illinois that appear to violate a hard-won compromise between industry and environmentalists.
Bridgeton Landfill Sparking New WorriesNew worries today about the burning Bridgeton landfill, including where the fire is, and how much time it might take to build a firebreak trench to isolate the nuclear waste.
Washington Landfill Trash Can Stay, Pending Soil TestA 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.
Crews Dump 300-Plus Christmas Trees into Rend LakeDNR says the trees will provide cover for the fish, and tiny plant and animal organisms will colonize and provide feeding areas for them.
258 Creeks, Lakes, Rivers Make Missouri's Impaired Water ListEight bodies of water added, one removed from this year's list
Illinois Lawmakers Prepare for Fracking No fracking wells are up in Illinois yet, though some companies have been purchasing or leasing land in anticipation.
Flat Branch Creek Fish KillConservation officials are trying to determine what killed an estimated 14,000 fish.