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Bridgeton Landfill Odor Settlement Approved

A federal judge has approved a $6.8 million class action settlement for residents who live near a smoldering Missouri landfill.

08/05/2014

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Washington Landfill Trash Can Stay, Pending Soil Test

A landfill in Washington, Mo., is overflowing, but the city might not have to move the excess trash, after all. City administrator Jim Briggs says after how bad the ordor was in Bridgeton, he really doesn’t want to have to move it.

08/04/2014

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Plan to Expand Utility’s Coal Ash Landfill Debated

Environmentalists are urging Springfield officials to reject a plan to expand the landfill where City Utilities of Springfield dumps its coal ash.

06/10/2014

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Burning Landfill Odor Suit Settled

The owners of the burning Bridgeton landfill settle a class action lawsuit with hundreds of area residents over odors drifting from the site.

04/17/2014

Proposed coal ash landfill site in Labadie, Mo. on June 18, 2011. (Photo: Patricia Schuba)

Franklin County Coal Ash Landfill Hearings Set

A three-day state hearing on Ameren Missouri’s planned coal ash landfill in Franklin County starts Monday in Jefferson City.

03/26/2014

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Wagner Weighs In On Bridgeton Landfill

Congresswoman Ann Wagner says she’s waiting for a response from the EPA about efforts to give the Army Corps of Engineers more control of the Westlake Landfill in Bridgeton.

03/14/2014

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Public Hearing to be Held on Franklin County Landfill

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold a public hearing April 8 on the draft solid waste disposal area construction permit allowing Ameren Missouri to construct the Ameren Missouri Labadie Utility Waste Landfill in Franklin County.

03/07/2014

Smoke and steam rise from the dig site at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, May 23, 2013
(Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Bridgeton Emergency Planners to Consider Worst Case Scenarios

Emergency planners in Bridgeton will discuss how to approach possible evacuations.

02/20/2014

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International Nuclear Waste Expert to Speak in Bridgeton Tonight

A former DA former Dept. of Energy official in the Clinton Administration is expected to call for new action on the West Lake Landfill tonight in Bridgeton.

11/21/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

Anger Apparent At Bridgeton Nuclear Waste Hearing

It was a meeting between EPA officials and Bridgeton residents that often devolved into chaotic shouting and left many questions unanswered.

06/26/2013

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