EPA Finds Radiation in West Lake Landfill RunoffThe EPA found radiation in the dirt near a drainage ditch on the landfill property near St. Charles Rock Road.
Bill Transferring West Lake Remediation from EPA to Army Corps Passes U.S. SenateThe measure, sponsored by U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt, would put the landfill under the Army Corps' Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, or FUSRAP.
Bridgeton Landfill Report: Odor is Not a Health ThreatA study of the air quality in and around the Bridgeton Landfill show no public concern for any odor released by the landfill.
EPA Claims Air Safe to Breathe Near Burning Bridgeton LandfillEPA 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.
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.
Some Want Clarification on EPA's Call That Bridgeton Athletic Complex Safe for UseThe 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.
Hot Spot Near West Lake Landfill Raises Concerns
Environmentalists Cite Issues in Bridgeton Landfill Revised Contingency PlanEd 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.
Bridgeton Landfill Fire Creeping Closer to Radioactive WasteEd Smith, of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, says temperatures are rising on the other side of the barrier.
Lawmaker and Environmentalist Clash Over Financing for Nuclear Power PlantSen. Brad Lager said the timing and arguments of the environmental groups don't make much sense.