U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers health physicist Jon Rankins answers a question on Aug. 20, 2015. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Neighbors Ask Questions About Radioactive Backyards Near Coldwater Creek

“This is the very first atomic waste in the world and we’re still suffering from it,” Byron Clemens said at a community meeting Thursday.

08/21/2015

WYATT, MO - MAY 03:  Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. The diversion flooded about 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland and 100 homes in the state. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and has caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bulldozers Level Tiny, Flood-Ruined Missouri Village

Four years since being swamped when the federal government blasted three holes in a Mississippi River levee, the tiny southeast Missouri community of Pinhook has been turned into a footnote by bulldozers.

08/09/2015

Photo/Bill Reker KMOX

E.coli Concerns at Carlyle Lake Addressed

Latest water samples meet all state and federal regulations for safe public use

06/24/2015

Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. The diversion flooded about 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland and 100 homes in the state. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and has caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas.  (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Farmers and Business Owners File Suit Over Missouri River

The group is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, claiming the agency mismanaged the Missouri River since 2006 and contributed to major flooding in five states.

03/05/2014

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (Photo: KMOX)

Nuclear Waste Expert Calls West Lake Landfill “Highly Toxic”

BRIDGETON, MO–(KMOX)–The West Lake Landfill nuclear should be dug up and hauled away — so says a nuclear waste expert in town tonight to meet with Bridgeton residents. Robert Alvarez, who served in the Department […]

11/21/2013

File photo of pipe to be used for construction of a pipeline. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

St. Louis Group Sues Army Corps Over Pipeline Plans

The coalition says it was improperly denied records about Canadian company Enbridge’s plan to build a 600-mile oil pipeline from Illinois to Oklahoma.

08/20/2013

Franciscan Sisters of  Mary pray over nuclear waste dump at West Lake Landfill

Nuns Pray for Removal of Nuclear Waste in Bridgeton

BRIDGETON, MO– (KMOX)–A bus load of nuns made a pit stop at the West Lake Landfill for a prayer vigil seeking the removal of radioactive waste at the site. Some sixty nuns with the Franciscan […]

06/07/2013

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Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, April 23rd — Find Out What Star Will Be Performing in The Muny’s “Nunsense”?

Charlie and Debbie talk with Mike Isaacson who reveals the name of the “star” performing in “Nunsense” at The Muny this summer; Charlie talks with Kelly Dorfman, author of “Cure Your Child with Food”; with Russell Errett with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about flooding and rising river levels; and with Jerry Schlichter of Arch Grants.

04/23/2013

Missouri River Flooding 5, Getty Images, photo by Jamie Squire

Bill Would Drop Corps’ Mo. River Wildlife Focus

Legislators want to see more focus on flood management and navigation.

04/13/2013

File photo of bags of fertilizer. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

U.S. Grants Permit For Fertilizer Plant Near Possible Burial Ground

Regulators have issued a permit to allow construction of a $1.3 billion fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa after a deal was reached to monitor the site to ensure it’s not an Indian burial ground.

04/01/2013

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