Ed Smith

The Callaway 1 nuclear reactor. Photo courtesy of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment.

Radioactive Tritium, Cobalt 60 Found in Monitoring Well Near Callaway Nuclear Reactor

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.

08/04/2014

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Some Want Clarification on EPA’s Call That Bridgeton Athletic Complex Safe for Use

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.

08/01/2014

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

Hot Spot Near West Lake Landfill Raises Concerns

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 […]

09/13/2013

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

Environmentalists Cite Issues in Bridgeton Landfill Revised Contingency Plan

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.

08/23/2013

Missouri Coalition for the Environment held an emergency meeting at Pattonville High School Thursday night to discus the latest on the smouldering underground fire in the Bridgeton Landfill. (photo/KMOX)

Bridgeton Landfill Fire Creeping Closer to Radioactive Waste

Ed Smith, of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, says temperatures are rising on the other side of the barrier.

05/24/2013

Nuclear Power Plant

Lawmaker and Environmentalist Clash Over Financing for Nuclear Power Plant

Sen. Brad Lager said the timing and arguments of the environmental groups don’t make much sense.

05/01/2012

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