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.
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.
County Executive Sends EPA a Letter for Landfill PlansStenger says the 4-year-old fire has been smoldering too long without answers from the EPA.
Landfill Fire Slowing, Closer to Radioactive WastePattonville Assistant Fire Chief says the fire is moving slower than it was three years ago, but it could pick back up again.
Lawmakers Call for West Lake Landfill to Get Higher PriorityLocal residents applaud effort to have landfill added to federal program.
Judge Tells Republic Services to Keep Landfill Fire Data FlowingThe owners of the burning Bridgeton Landfill have agreed to continue providing carbon monoxide data to the state on a monthly basis to help emergency planners understand the proximity of the fire to the nearby nuclear waste in the West Lake Landfill.
Koster Fights for Control Over Burning Bridgeton Landfill DataAt issue in the case is carbon monoxide data from the north quarry that emergency planners claim is vital to map the exact whereabouts of the moving underground fire.
West Lake Landfill Encloses a Unique DangerA national radioactive waste watchdog says West Lake Landfill's underground garbage fire is the only landfill with that problem.
EPA Begins Testing Bridgeton Landfills MondayThe Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it approved a testing plan to understand the scope of radioactive contamination at the Bridgeton landfills.
Army Corps of Engineers Seeks to Soothe Coldwater Creek ConcernsThe big question asked by several: Why aren't there signs, warning children and others to steer clear of the creek?
A Smell in the Air, Contaminated Groundwater BelowGroundwater under the radioactive West Lake Landfill is contaminated with high amounts of radium, according to a study by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Some Want Clarification on EPA's Call That Bridgeton Athletic Complex Safe for UseThe EPA says its soil samples show it's safe to play on the ballfields at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex in Bridgeton. The facility is located about a mile from the West Lake Landfill where nuclear waste from the Manhattan Project was dumped.