Bridgeton Landfill Operator Settles Suit with 34 HomeownersLawsuits filed by 34 residents claimed that they could not enjoy their own properties because of the often-horrific smell emanating from the landfill.
Follow Your Nose -- Which Landfills Are Irritating North CountiansThe nose knows which landfills have been irritating north county neighbors, says Ed Smith at the Missouri Coalition for the Environment.
Republic Services: Landfill Fire Moving Away From Radioactive WasteThe final solution to contain the fire, however, has yet to be determined.
IRS Hounds Bridgeton Residents For Settlement TaxesA settlement was agreed on in 2014, with 419 homes in the area of the landfill for a total of $6.8 million.
No Firebreak Barrier Yet for Bridgeton LandfillNew measures announced to fight the underground fire.
Republic Services Loses Appeal, Must Build More Safeguards at West Lake LandfillThe owners of the burning Bridgeton landfill lost their appeal of a state order to install a heat extraction barrier in the neck of the landfill.
Bridgeton Landfill Claims Fire Moving Away From Nuclear WasteIn a worst case scenario, the fire and the nuclear waste are only 600 feet apart
Bridgeton, Flint Moms Join Forces vs EPAAlso coming under attack was the largest shareholder of the landfill's owner, Bill Gates.
Fire Smolders for Hours at Landfill Near Kansas City SuburbThe landfill near Missouri Highway 291 and Highway 24 is used by the Republic Services Solid Waste Disposal Company. It is the size of about two football fields.
Republic Services Backs Claims Local Landfills Are SafeCompany files expert reports with court in ongoing battle with Mo. attorney general's office
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.
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.