Tire Removal in Illinois to Target Virus-Carrying MosquitoesAn Illinois agency will soon collect used tires from abandoned properties and rural roads in an effort to reduce the risk of illnesses carried by some mosquitoes.
West Lake Landfill Critic "Livid" Over Just-Released EPA StudyReport critical of EPA's handling of the radioactive waste site was written three years ago.
Clay Pushes EPA, Army Corps Transfer for Westlake LandfillMissouri Congressman Lacy Clay is backing a plan to transfer the cleanup duties from the EPA to the Army Corps of Engineers.
Missouri Tourist Attraction to Reopen After Vapors ClearedMeramec Caverns laid off about half of its 100 employees after the closure but is in the process of hiring many of them back.
EPA Finds Radiation in West Lake Landfill RunoffThe EPA found radiation in the dirt near a drainage ditch on the landfill property near St. Charles Rock Road.
Meramec Caverns to Stay Closed Through Holiday WeekendMeramec Caverns, a popular Missouri attraction that draws thousands of visitors each year, will remain closed through the Memorial Day weekend because of potentially harmful vapors discovered late last year.
EPA Skips Bridgeton Landfill Meeting After ThreatsOne comment told the EPA to "pack heat" but they have been deleted from the EPA's Facebook page.
No Firebreak Barrier Yet for Bridgeton LandfillNew measures announced to fight the underground fire.
Newly Formed Group Protests Handling of West Lake Landfill"StL Toxic Aware" calls for emergency declaration, buyout of those who live within a mile of landfill.
Some Mo. Water Systems Fail Lead TestingAssociated Press report on EPA drinking water standards found 14 small suppliers with violations
Health Concerns Halt Tours at Popular Caverns Near StantonThe EPA says the vapors probably came from a landfill in Sullivan, about four miles away from the caverns.
EPA: Nuclear Waste Closer to Bridgeton Landfill FireThe EPA released new data showing the underground fire at the Bridgeton landfill is much closer than originally thought to the nuclear waste from the Manhattan Project.

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