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Bridgeton Landfill Odor Settlement Approved

A federal judge has approved a $6.8 million class action settlement for residents who live near a smoldering Missouri landfill.

08/05/2014

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Koster Reaches Agreement with Bridgeton Landfill Owners

Koster says this doesn’t mean the landfill is off the hook for the odor violations of the past several years.

06/19/2014

Bill Gates, Microsoft Chairman and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, arrives for a meeting with House Foreign Affairs Committee members in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. The world's richest person valued at about $77.7 billion, Gates was meeting with the committee to discuss the work of the foundation around the world. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Teamsters Union Calls on Bill Gates for West Lake Landfill Cleanup

The group says it’s inconsistent for Gates to promote environmental and human health around the world, while remaining silent on the Bridgeton landfill.

04/24/2014

KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Free Trash Service Remains in Creve Coeur

Monday night the city Council voted five to 4 to continue to provide backyard trash pickup for free.

11/26/2013

KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Creve Coeur City Council Tables Trash Pickup Fee

The council passed an amendment stating anyone could apply for a waiver from the rear-yard fee, which is $15 a month, but tabled the amended measure.

11/13/2013

(photo credit: KMOX/ Kevin Killeen)

EPA Testing at Bridgeton Landfill to Resume Next Week

Republic Services, owner of the Bridgeton Landfill, is preparing to build a firebreak trench to separate the fire from nearby nuclear waste at the West Lake Landfill.

10/23/2013

Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo: dnr.mo.gov/bridgeton/)

Testing Work to Start on Bridgeton Landfill Trench

Initial testing is about to start on a trench to help prevent underground smoldering at a suburban St. Louis landfill from reaching World War II-era nuclear waste buried 1,200 feet away.

10/22/2013

Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo: dnr.mo.gov/bridgeton/)

Environmentalists Cite Issues in Bridgeton Landfill Revised Contingency Plan

Ed Smith, Missouri Coalition for the Environment spokesman says the goal is to keep the fire in the trash landfill away from an adjacent landfill containing radioactive waste.

08/23/2013

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

Weather Postpones Drilling at Burning Bridgeton Landfill

Republic Services says it will remove six concrete columns from the landfill, which will make the smell worse for about two weeks.

05/20/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: KMOX)

Koster: Landfill Smoldering Being Watched Closely

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster was in St. Louis to announce an agreement with Republic Services, operators of the Bridgeton Landfill.

05/14/2013

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