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.
Stenger says the 4-year-old fire has been smoldering too long without answers from the EPA.
Pattonville Assistant Fire Chief says the fire is moving slower than it was three years ago, but it could pick back up again.
Ameren Missouri hopes to have everyone back on line by noon.
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.
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.
A national radioactive waste watchdog says West Lake Landfill’s underground garbage fire is the only landfill with that problem.
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.
Some 75 homes evacuated.
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