U.S. Geological Survey

Smoke and steam rise from the dig site at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill on May 23, 2013.
(Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

A Smell in the Air, Contaminated Groundwater Below

Groundwater under the radioactive West Lake Landfill is contaminated with high amounts of radium, according to a study by the U.S. Geological Survey.

12/18/2014

Photo: GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images

Earthquake Hazard Increased for Parts of Missouri

A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth.

07/18/2014

Photo: Getty/Scott Olson

Asian Carp Demand Still Sluggish

Efforts to get invasive fish out of Missouri, Mississippi rivers & sell them have not been lucrative.

05/25/2014

New Madrid Seismic Zone

USGS Studying New Madrid Seismic Zone

The U.S. Geological Survey plans to begin conducting low-level flights across sections of Missouri, Arkansas and Tennessee this week.

07/09/2013

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High Lead Levels Found in SE Missouri Songbirds

A study by the U.S. Geological Survey is raising concerns after toxic levels of lead were found in songbirds in mining areas of Missouri.

06/25/2013

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Small Earthquake Recorded In Missouri Bootheel

The epicenter was one mile east of Hayward, Missouri and about four miles southeast of Portageville, Missouri around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday night.

04/03/2013

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