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Environmental Group: Bridgeton Landfill Data Isn’t Being Released

“Could you please tell everybody what we’re breathing in now so we can kind of gauge what ‘worse’ might be?”



Missouri Seeks Legal Action Against Bridgeton Landfill Owners

The Department of Health and Senior Services said air samples showed concentrations of hydrogen sulfide warranting further review.


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South County Residents Voice Coal Ash Concerns

At a meeting Tuesday night, residents claimed the existing coal ash from the Meramec facility is causing health problems.



Environmental Group Not Satisfied With Bridgeton Landfill Testing

“People breathe everyday, they don’t just breathe the one week in February.”


Bridgeton residents Gary and Melisa Wilfong say their children have headaches and asthma symptoms from burning landfill fumes.

St. Louis County Urges State DNR to Test Air Near Burning Landfill

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Updating a story we’ve been following for you on KMOX, the St. Louis County Health Department is urging the state to test the foul-smelling air residents are breathing near a burning landfill. Residents getting […]


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No Health Risk Found in Route 66 State Park Soil

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.



Pilot Program Seeks to Recycle Food Leftovers

A pilot program under way at Lambert Airport in St. Louis seeks to reduce waste from leftover food.


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Lambert Starts New Food Waste Recycling Program

The program, which aims to divert waste away from landfills, will sell the resulting compost as soil additives.


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Campfire Ban Lifted in Missouri Parks

Rain from Hurricane Isaac has helped lessen the drought.


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Ameren Seeking Second Coal Ash Landfill

Ameren seeking to place a coal ash landfill at its Rush Island power plant in Jefferson County




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