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Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: 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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SLU Expert Explains Chemical Weapons Response

“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.”

08/27/2013

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EPA Says It’s Moving Ahead With West Lake Landfill Tests

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.

07/31/2013

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

Dooley: Nothing County Can Do About Burning Bridgeton Landfill

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.

07/31/2013

KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Carter Carburetor Cleanup Announcement Today

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.

07/29/2013

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EPA Hosts Hearing Tonight on Bridgeton Radiation

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.

06/25/2013

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Bridgeton Radiation Findings Expected Today

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.

05/29/2013

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Environmental Group: Bridgeton Landfill Data Isn’t Being Released

“Could you please tell everybody what we’re breathing in now so we can kind of gauge what ‘worse’ might be?”

05/17/2013

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