The testing suggests no levels of gamma radiation pose any public health concerns for users.
“EPA’s analysis of data collected from more than 58,000 surface points across BMAC suggests no levels of gam
Residents who collect damages from a $6.8 million class-action settlement over the smoldering Bridgeton Landfill in St. Louis County can still pursue separate legal claims related to radiation risks.
Attorney General Chris Koster wants the EPA to test the roads around the West Lake landfill to make sure they don’t have high levels of radiation.
Two lung cancer patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital have become the first anywhere to get radiation therapy in a new machine that provides real-time clear imaging of their tumors.
The agency conducted several low flights over the landfill and surrounding homes where radioactive waste was buried in the 1970s.
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.”
He says if you’re getting an X Ray or C-T Scan, always make sure you are getting the safest and lowest radiation exposure possible.
During the process of cleaning up the old Mallinckrodt site north of the McKinley Bridge, crews found the presence of radiation in an MSD manhole.
A recommendation St. Louis Children’s Hospital had already taken to heart.
The radiation found in Madison, Clinton and Bond Counties in Illinois is from the Fukushima nuclear power plants in Japan.