Corps: Giving it Contaminated Landfill Would Not Speed FixFederal legislation, including in the Upton-led House Committee on Energy and Commerce, seeks to put the landfill effort in the hands of the Corps' Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program.
High Number Of Rare Cancer Cases Found In Missouri CommunityOfficials are concerned after an unusual amount of cancer cases have popped up in a community outside of St. Louis, Missouri.
County Council Unanimously Passes Resolution to Speed Up Coldwater Creek CleanupThe council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night calling for more money for the Army Corps of Engineers to ramp up the effort.
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.
More Testing at Bridgeton Landfill Next WeekThe new testing will include drilling up to 80 feet in the ground to determine if any dirt near the landfill includes radioactive material.
More Radioactive Material Found Near Burning Bridgeton LandfillThe radioactive dirt was found about 30 feet below the surface, in an area where landfill owner Republic Services want to dig a firebreak trench.
Activists Won't Rest Until Radioactive Waste Is Removed From West LakeActivist 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.
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."
Lawmaker: Remove Radioactive Waste from LandfillSt. Louis lawmaker on Monday called for the removal of nuclear waste from a landfill near Lambert Airport.
State Rep. Bill Otto Scheduled To Release New Landfill InformationState Representative Bill Otto is scheduled to release new information Monday afternoon regarding the burning Bridgeton landfill.
Bridgeton Landfill Fire Creeping Closer to Radioactive WasteEd Smith, of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, says temperatures are rising on the other side of the barrier.
Debate Heats Up Over St. Louis County's Westlake LandfillPush for Army Corps of Engineers to take over radioactive area from EPA