Missouri Department of Natural Resources
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.
The plant’s failure caused a nearly complete fish kill in Clear Creek between Monett and Pierce City.
Environmentalists are urging Springfield officials to reject a plan to expand the landfill where City Utilities of Springfield dumps its coal ash.
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.
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 […]
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.”
“Could you please tell everybody what we’re breathing in now so we can kind of gauge what ‘worse’ might be?”
The Department of Health and Senior Services said air samples showed concentrations of hydrogen sulfide warranting further review.
At a meeting Tuesday night, residents claimed the existing coal ash from the Meramec facility is causing health problems.
“People breathe everyday, they don’t just breathe the one week in February.”