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County Council Unanimously Passes Resolution to Speed Up Coldwater Creek Cleanup

The council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night calling for more money for the Army Corps of Engineers to ramp up the effort.

10/22/2014

Smoke and steam rise from the dig site at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill on May 23, 2013.
(Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Nuns Ask Congress: “Clean-Up Radioactive Waste”

A group of nuns wants Congress to authorize a total cleanup of radioactive material at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

02/13/2014

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

More Testing at Bridgeton Landfill Next Week

The new testing will include drilling up to 80 feet in the ground to determine if any dirt near the landfill includes radioactive material.

01/09/2014

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More Radioactive Material Found Near Burning Bridgeton Landfill

The radioactive dirt was found about 30 feet below the surface, in an area where landfill owner Republic Services want to dig a firebreak trench.

12/11/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: KMOX)

Activists Won’t Rest Until Radioactive Waste Is Removed From West Lake

Activist Kay Drey told the crowd that she would support putting a referendum on the ballot to force the EPA to remove the radioactive waste from the West Lake Landfill all together.

09/27/2013

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

Fire Official Warns of New Hot Spot Near Bridgeton Radiation

“This thing is not sitting still, waiting for the powers to be to make their decisions. It’s continue to do what it’s going to do.”

09/16/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: KMOX)

Lawmaker: Remove Radioactive Waste from Landfill

St. Louis lawmaker on Monday called for the removal of nuclear waste from a landfill near Lambert Airport.

06/17/2013

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

State Rep. Bill Otto Scheduled To Release New Landfill Information

State Representative Bill Otto is scheduled to release new information Monday afternoon regarding the burning Bridgeton landfill.

06/17/2013

Missouri Coalition for the Environment held an emergency meeting at Pattonville High School Thursday night to discus the latest on the smouldering underground fire in the Bridgeton Landfill. (photo/KMOX)

Bridgeton Landfill Fire Creeping Closer to Radioactive Waste

Ed Smith, of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, says temperatures are rising on the other side of the barrier.

05/24/2013

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Debate Heats Up Over St. Louis County’s Westlake Landfill

Push for Army Corps of Engineers to take over radioactive area from EPA

02/23/2012

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