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EPA Claims Air Safe to Breathe Near Burning Bridgeton Landfill

EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks says the seven-month study from May through December last year found no harmful levels of alpha, beta or gamma radiation.

01/20/2015

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

Former DNR Official Issues Open Letter About Handling of Burning Bridgeton Landfill

Dan Norris, director of air sampling efforts around the Bridgeton landfill from 2012 through 2014, has issued an open letter claiming politics – not science – is dominating the state’s handling of the landfill crisis.

01/14/2015

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Easing Restrictions of Nuke Waste Through Missouri

The Missouri House would allow a Canadian company to pay fewer fees and avoid mandatory inspections of the radioactive material that it ships through the state.

04/24/2012

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