The Army Corps of Engineers has told Just Moms STL that it can’t find any data to prove EPA claims that past testing of the haul roads around the landfill showed no radiation problem.
Supporters say the measure seeks to ensure equipment used in transmitting electricity is treated similarly to other manufacturing equipment that already is eligible for a tax break.
Attorney General Chris Koster wants the EPA to test the roads around the West Lake landfill to make sure they don’t have high levels of radiation.
To meet newly proposed federal standards, Missouri would need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by more than one-fifth by 2030
Some people are still unsatisfied that the EPA won’t test a nearby drainage ditch that’s apparently a play area for kids.
The EPA has responded to Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster’s demand for more radiation tests on the haul roads around the West Lake landfill.
Mayor Conrad Bowers stated that the screening is being conducted to alleviate any possible concerns as to the safety for anyone visiting the complex.
The fear of radioactive contamination forced organizers to move a major little league tournament from a sports complex in Bridgeton.
Chris Koster sent a letter calling on the EPA to test for radiological contamination in the surrounding community, and filed a motion in St. Louis County Circuit Court.
The Department of Natural Resources would be prohibited from regulating wood burning heaters and appliances under a proposed measure.