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.
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.
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The Environmental Protection Agency says there’s “no public health risk” from the radiation at a nuclear waste site — the one next door to a raging underground garbage fire. The EPA’s radiation detection plane flew over […]
High rates of asthma, extreme weather among the effects described at Saturday’s clean air health fair.
The park sits on the former site of Times Beach, a St. Louis County town that was shut down due to dioxin contamination in the early 1990s.
MSD warns there is no federal or state funds handy to help ratepayers meet this mandate.