SLU Care Doctor Worried About Children's Health Around LandfillDr. Ken Haller says getting exposed to radiation is worse for children who are still growing new tissue than full grown adults.
St. Louis County Releases Disaster Plan for West Lake LandfillIf radiation were detected, some nearby residents would be urged to evacuate, and others would be urged to take shelter in their homes.
St. Louis County Prepares Guidelines for Radiation EmergencyInstructions on what to do in the event of a radiological emergency have been prepared by St. Louis County - but there are no plans to widely distribute them to those living around the West Lake landfill.
Landfill Radiation Prompts Dog Grooming Business to CloseLoretta Copeland says the radiation worries and the foul odors are forcing her to leave without even putting her business up for sale.
Koster Warns Radiation Found Off Site Near Bridgeton LandfillThe sternly-worded report also warns that the underground fire appears to be moving closer to the north quarry where radioactive waste from the Manhattan Project is buried in the West Lake Landfill.
St. Louis Doctors Assess Jimmy Carter's Battle AheadFormer president Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday that he has cancer in four spots on his brain.
New Study May Change Length of Breast Cancer TreatmentA new study may lead to a change in the length of breast cancer radiation treatment.
County Health Department Calls for Further Study of Health Problems in Coldwater Creek AreaColdwater Creek was contaminated with nuclear waste after World War II.
EPA: No Health Concerns at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic ComplexThe 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
Judge Clarifies Bridgeton Landfill Settlement 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.
Koster to File Freedom of Information Act Request for EPA DataAttorney 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.
New Machine at Barnes-Jewish Helps with Cancer TreatmentTwo 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.