No Firebreak Barrier Yet for Bridgeton LandfillNew measures announced to fight the underground fire.
EPA: Nuclear Waste Closer to Bridgeton Landfill FireThe EPA released new data showing the underground fire at the Bridgeton landfill is much closer than originally thought to the nuclear waste from the Manhattan Project.
Bill Transferring West Lake Remediation from EPA to Army Corps Passes U.S. SenateThe measure, sponsored by U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt, would put the landfill under the Army Corps' Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, or FUSRAP.
DNR Finds Radioactive Traces Near West Lake LandfillGamma radiation was found in the lower range in most samples, but some areas in the vicinity of the landfill showed "comparatively higher levels."
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.
Stenger: Dooley Has Conflict of Interest in Burning Bridgeton LandfillSteve Stenger says it's wrong for the nuclear dump site spokesman, Richard Callow, to also be playing a role in the Dooley re-election effort.
Cab Commission Called "Monopoly" in LawsuitA dozen taxi cab drivers demonstrated outside the civil courts building, where their attorney has filed a lawsuit accusing the Metropolitan Taxi Cab Commission of operating a "monopoly" that hinders cab drivers from starting their own business.
Hot Spot Near West Lake Landfill Raises Concerns
Activists Question Dooley's Ties to Bridgeton LandfillCharlie Dooley has had financial and political ties to Richard Callow, a political consultant who is now working in public relations for Republic Services, the company that owns the burning landfill.
Alderman Downplays Bribery Allegations To Federal InvestigatorsThe saga began Monday when KMOX revealed that alderman Sam Moore claims to have been offered $10,000 to keep quiet in the race.
Alderman Says He Was Offered Bribe To Stay Out Of Mayoral Race"An individual called me on the phone... and they offered me $10,000 not to say anything, not to be a part of the race, just do nothing," Sam Moore said.
UPDATE: Reed Fearful of 'Side Money' In Mayoral RaceIn the spring of 2011, the fund, Citizens for a Stronger St. Louis, was converted into a not-for-profit fund. Reed questions how it's being used now.