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Manufacturers: EPA Wood Burning Stove Regulations are Unrealistic

The controversy over an EPA proposal to impose stricter regulations on wood burning heaters and stoves continues.

03/25/2014

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EPA Responds over West Lake Landfill Concerns

EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks today sent a letter to Missouri Attorney General Kris Koster regarding the West Lake Landfill.

03/21/2014

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

Bridgeton City Council Wants EPA to Step Aside

The Bridgeton City Council wants control of the radioactive West Lake Landfill transferred from the EPA to the Army Corps of Engineers.

03/20/2014

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More Radioactive Material Found Near Burning Bridgeton Landfill

The radioactive dirt was found about 30 feet below the surface, in an area where landfill owner Republic Services want to dig a firebreak trench.

12/11/2013

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EPA Testing at Bridgeton Landfill to Resume Next Week

Republic Services, owner of the Bridgeton Landfill, is preparing to build a firebreak trench to separate the fire from nearby nuclear waste at the West Lake Landfill.

10/23/2013

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

Documents Reveal Earlier Fire Near Bridgeton Radioactive Waste

Documents show that the ongoing fire at the Bridgeton Landfill is not the first to come close to nearby radioactive waste at the West Lake Landfill.

10/18/2013

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster (KMOX/file photo)

Koster Joins Call for EPA Landfill Testing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided to delay testing at the smoldering Bridgeton landfill fire until federal funding for the work is enacted.

10/16/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (photo credit: 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

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Proposed Mo. Rule Allowing E15 Gas Faces Challenge

A legislative committee scheduled a hearing Monday on whether the proposed rule change by the state Department of Agriculture exceeds what is allowed under state law.

10/07/2013

EPA

EPA To Release St. Louis County Water Test Results

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled a meeting for Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Elmwood Park.

09/04/2013

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