Manhattan Project

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

Former north county residents Jenell Wright and Diane Schanzenbach blame area health problems on nuclear waste near creek.

Survey Blames High Cancer Rate on Coldwater Creek

A Facebook survey of some three thousand people from the Coldwater Creek area of north county shows clusters of cancer and other illnesses some blame on nuclear waste once stored there.

01/15/2014

MissouriCoalitionForTheEnvironment

Environmental Group Pushes For Tests On Bridgeton Fire

“We’re hearing people say their pets are sick, they’re not feeling well. We’re concerned there’s something in the air from this landfill fire that could be very unhealthy.”

01/29/2013

Dr. Alan Zelicoff via slu.edu

Health Expert Doubts Cold War Tests Caused Harm

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – Last month KMOX News told you about secret Cold War testing in St. Louis. Now an author and expert on environmental health says it’s unlikely anyone was physically harmed. The […]

11/01/2012

Lisa Martino-Taylor, a professor of sociology at St. Louis Community College, overlooks the area where the Pruit-Igoe public housing complex used to stand in north St. Louis on October 15, 2012. Martino-Taylor has uncovered information that the United States Military conducted top secret experiments spraying zinc cadmium silfide with a radioactive additive on the predominantly low-income people that lived in the area in 1953-1954 and 1963-1965.  (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Researcher: Poor St. Louis Minorities Targeted for Secret Cold War Chemical Testing

“This stuff travelled for up to 40 miles. So really all of the city of St. Louis was ultimately inundated by the stuff.”

09/24/2012

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