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Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: KMOX)

EPA: No Health Concerns at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex

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

06/26/2014

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

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.

06/19/2014

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

Koster to File Freedom of Information Act Request for EPA Data

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.

06/03/2014

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New Machine at Barnes-Jewish Helps with Cancer Treatment

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.

02/08/2014

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EPA: Radiation at West Lake Landfill Poses No Health Threat

The agency conducted several low flights over the landfill and surrounding homes where radioactive waste was buried in the 1970s.

05/29/2013

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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Local Expert Warns of Radiation From Medical Tests

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.

09/28/2012

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Radiation Found In Metropolitan Sewer District Manhole

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.

07/25/2012

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FDA Takes Steps to Protect Children from Radiation Overexposure

A recommendation St. Louis Children’s Hospital had already taken to heart.

05/10/2012

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IEMA Finds Trace Amounts of Radiation in Metro-East

The radiation found in Madison, Clinton and Bond Counties in Illinois is from the Fukushima nuclear power plants in Japan.

04/08/2011

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