Blunt, Wagner, McCaskill and Clay Take Action on Burning LandfillSen. Roy Blunt and Congresswoman Ann Wagner introduced legislation to appoint Army Corps of Engineers as lead jurisdictional agency to handle unauthorized dumping of radioactive wastes at West Lake Landfill in 1973.
Does Your Car Have a Spare Tire? The Answer May Surprise You.Triple-A says many motorists don't realize their newer car isn't equipped with a spare tire.
McCaskill Crosses Party Line On Clean Water VoteMissouri Democrat joins with Republicans, but measure falls 3 votes short in U.S. Senate
Bridgeton Residents Demand Immediate Action From EPA, PresidentResident Paul Berry says the EPA shouldn't be in control of the site, and it's a Department of Energy or Defense issue.
EPA Downplays Fears of Nuclear Crisis at West Lake Landfill"Our data doesn't support that kind of conclusion, or anything like a Chernobyl or Fukushima," Hague says. "I think that's not based upon any science or facts around there."
Attorney General Reacts To Brush Fire Near Bridgeton LandfillChris Koster calls on EPA to speed up process on finding a remedy for ongoing fire at site
EPA Claims 'No Health Risk' From West Lake LandfillThe study, conducted for the EPA by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, found that "groundwater, air, and soil data do not indicate a health risk to communities surrounding the West Lake Landfill."
EPA Pushes for 'Smart Thermostats' as Way to Limit PollutionIt is considered smart technology because besides being linked to wireless Internet service, the thermostats ``learn'' costumer behavior and adjust settings accordingly.
EPA Finds Hazardous Waste Violations at Missouri-Kansas CityThe University of Missouri-Kansas City will pay a $23,679 civil penalty for violating federal regulations involving the storage and handling of hazardous waste.
Attorney General Koster Pressures EPA, Landfill With Spring Court DateKoster's report found radiation in trees on private property off the site and the trial is set for next spring.
Manure Spill Kills Fish, Pollutes Eastern Illinois RiverThe Illinois Environmental Protection Agency says manure spilled from an eastern Illinois farm killed more than 98,000 fish and polluted the Vermilion River.
Rauner: Illinois to Review New Federal Power Plant LimitsGov. Bruce Rauner offered little insight Monday into whether Illinois, which the federal government says ranks near the bottom in emissions-reduction goals, will join other states and challenge new stringent rules for power plants.