A study of the air quality in and around the Bridgeton Landfill show no public concern for any odor released by the landfill.
EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks says the seven-month study from May through December last year found no harmful levels of alpha, beta or gamma radiation.
Ameren Missouri claims there is no threat to drinking water in the area after it found radioactive Tritium and Cobalt 60 in a monitoring well near the Callaway nuclear reactor it owns and operates.
The EPA says its soil samples show it’s safe to play on the ballfields at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex in Bridgeton. The facility is located about a mile from the West Lake Landfill where nuclear waste from the Manhattan Project was dumped.
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–An environmental group is warning a new underground fire could be forming at a Bridgeton landfill — closer to buried nuclear waste than the current fire. The existing underground fire at the Bridgeton Sanitary […]
Ed Smith, Missouri Coalition for the Environment spokesman says the goal is to keep the fire in the trash landfill away from an adjacent landfill containing radioactive waste.
Ed Smith, of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, says temperatures are rising on the other side of the barrier.
Sen. Brad Lager said the timing and arguments of the environmental groups don’t make much sense.