Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Bridgeton Landfill Report: Odor is Not a Health Threat

A study of the air quality in and around the Bridgeton Landfill show no public concern for any odor released by the landfill.

06/22/2015

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New Video Shows Landfill Hot Spots on the Move

A new infrared video of the burning Bridgeton landfill raises doubts about claims by the landfill owner that the underground fire is “under control.”

02/10/2015

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

Former DNR Official Issues Open Letter About Handling of Burning Bridgeton Landfill

Dan Norris, director of air sampling efforts around the Bridgeton landfill from 2012 through 2014, has issued an open letter claiming politics – not science – is dominating the state’s handling of the landfill crisis.

01/14/2015

Environmental Groups Press DNR for Coal Ash Groundwater Testing

LEO’s Patricia Schuba says it’s critical state officials act now.

11/11/2014

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Bridgeton Landfill Sparking New Worries

New worries today about the burning Bridgeton landfill, including where the fire is, and how much time it might take to build a firebreak trench to isolate the nuclear waste.

09/04/2014

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State Files Violation Notice Against Tyson Foods

The plant’s failure caused a nearly complete fish kill in Clear Creek between Monett and Pierce City.

06/11/2014

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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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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

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Smoke Rises from Burning Bridgeton Landfill as Workers Dig

BRIDGETON, MO–(KMOX)–On a breezy, cool, overcast day — workers continued the delicate task of digging up parts of a landfill where an underground fire has been burning since 2010. It’s Day Three of the dig […]

05/23/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: KMOX)

DNR Won’t Test For Most Radiation at Bridgeton Landfill

Bridgeton resident and mother of three young children Dawn Chapman says the Missouri Department of Natural Resources told her by telephone no testing is being done for “alpha and beta radiation.”

05/23/2013

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