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Wood-Burning Stove Proposal Sparks Backlash

An EPA proposal to cleanup smoke from wood-burning stoves is causing a flare-up among local business owners.

03/18/2014

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill talks jobs for veterans, flanked by Jeffery Boyd, Michael Holmes and Mayor Slay

McCaskill Pushes Jobs Bill for Vets

Also confirms talks underway on burning Bridgeton landfill

03/17/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, March 11th – Dr. Theodore Cicero on Heroin Use; Marc Lopata of Microgrid Solar on Aesthetics and Solar Panels; WSJ’s John Emshwiller on Bridgeton Landfill and the EPA; Chef Martin Lopez of Butler’s Pantry; STL Post-Dispatch’s Tony Messenger and UMSL Dr. Marty Rochester on One Unified School District for STL City and County; and Entrepreneur Anton Xavier and KMOX’s Michael Calhoun frm the South by Southwest Interactive Festival

Charlie and Debbie talk with Wash U Professor Theodore Cicero about heroin use; with Marc Lopata of Microgrid Solar; with WSJ’s John Emshwiller about the Bridgeton Landfill; and with Chef Martin Lopez of Butler’s Pantry; Charlie talks with STL Post-Dispatch’s Tony Messenger and with UMSL’s Prof. Marty Rochester about the possibility of one unified school district in STL City and County; and Entrepreneur Anton Xavier and KMOX Reporter Michael Calhoun from the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, TX.

03/11/2014

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Mo. Congressional Delegation Sends Letter to EPA over West Lake Landfill

The EPA is being asked to contract directly with the Army Corps of Engineers to handle any and all remediation needed at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

03/04/2014

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Missourians Rally For Wood Burning Stoves

Some in state legislature say new EPA clean air proposal goes too far.

02/23/2014

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: KMOX)

Missouri Congressional Delegation Debating Bridgeton Landfill Plan

Mounting public pressure for the removal of nuclear waste from the West Lake Landfill is the topic, as the Missouri Congressional delegation meets about what to do.

02/11/2014

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Unusually Bad Odor Coming from Bridgeton Landfill

More than fifty people have posted written complaints about the smell neighborhood activist, Dawn Champman, describes as “burning tire, rubber, even a little bit of raw gasoline or kerosene.”

02/04/2014

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

More Testing This Week At Bridgeton Landfill

The EPA will be digging up to 80 feet deep to find out if radioactive waste from the West Lake Landfill has migrated closer to an underground fire at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill.

01/13/2014

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

More Testing at Bridgeton Landfill Next Week

The new testing will include drilling up to 80 feet in the ground to determine if any dirt near the landfill includes radioactive material.

01/09/2014

(photo credit: KMOX/ Kevin Killeen)

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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