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.
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.
Former DNR Official Issues Open Letter About Handling of Burning Bridgeton LandfillDan 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.
Residents Want More Testing at West Lake LandfillOwner Republic Services says it feels latest round sought by state is unnecessary.
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.