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Koster Warns Radiation Found Off Site Near Bridgeton Landfill

The 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.

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County Executive Sends EPA a Letter for Landfill Plans

Stenger says the 4-year-old fire has been smoldering too long without answers from the EPA.

08/31/2015

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Landfill Fire Slowing, Closer to Radioactive Waste

Pattonville Assistant Fire Chief says the fire is moving slower than it was three years ago, but it could pick back up again.

08/19/2015

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Power Outage Fixed in Ballwin, Ellisville, Wildwood

Ameren Missouri hopes to have everyone back on line by noon.

07/24/2015

West Lake Landfill opponents celebrate on June 16, 2015. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Judge Tells Republic Services to Keep Landfill Fire Data Flowing

The 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.

06/16/2015

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Koster Fights for Control Over Burning Bridgeton Landfill Data

At 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.

06/15/2015

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

West Lake Landfill Encloses a Unique Danger

A national radioactive waste watchdog says West Lake Landfill’s underground garbage fire is the only landfill with that problem.

06/04/2015

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

Fresh Call for Total Removal of Nuclear Waste in Bridgeton

A longtime leader of the environmental movement in St. Louis is calling for the total removal of all nuclear waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

04/21/2015

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Natural Gas Pipeline Breaks in Bowling Green

Some 75 homes evacuated.

01/29/2015

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Drinking Underground: The World’s 6 Best Bars In Caves

When it comes to drinking, we’re all about going underground. That used to mean drinks at a speakeasy, but now it means in a cave. Check out the world’s best bars in a cave.

12/27/2013

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