Environmental Protection Agency
“What we saw in serious last week should shock the conscience of the world,” Secretary of State John Kerry said recently about a nerve gas attack. “It defies any code of morality.”
There are those who disagree with the notion that the West Lake waste doesn’t constitute a public health risk. Many of those dissenters plan to protest Wednesday morning.
Dooley declined to comment on whether Republic Services, which owns the site, has done enough to address community concerns or minimize the health risk to citizens.
The Environmental Protection Agency and Rep. Lacy Clay, D-St. Louis, are set to announce they’ve made a deal with the site’s owner for a $27 million remediation of harmful toxins at the site.
We’re going to ask the EPA why we’re seeing more radioactivity in the ground water from the most recent report,” an environmental group spokesman said.
Twelve weeks ago, a special EPA plane designed to detect radiation flew over the burning Bridgeton landfill. The results from that flyover will be announced today.
“Could you please tell everybody what we’re breathing in now so we can kind of gauge what ‘worse’ might be?”
The measure would exempt the Doe Run Resources Corp. from punitive damages if the court determines the company is making a “good faith” effort to clean up the contaminated sites.
High rates of asthma, extreme weather among the effects described at Saturday’s clean air health fair.
Republican Senator Roy Blunt, of Missouri, is threatening to block President Obama’s choice for Environmental Protection Agency administrator.