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(Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

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

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

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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Youth-Advocacy Group Will Track Dollars Pledged to Ferguson

Jamala Rogers with Advocates for Youth says they don’t want organizations getting the money to waste it on administrative costs, when it’s supposed to go toward job training, employment opportunities and education.

01/27/2015

File photo of pigs. (Photo by Gabriela Panela/AFP/GettyImages)

Missouri Project To Turn Hog Waste Into Energy

Developers of a renewable biogas project in remote north-central Missouri are hoping to turn hog manure into energy.

01/08/2014

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Hazardous Household Waste Center Opens In South County

Paint is most common item, but facility on Hoffmeister in Lemay also takes all sorts of hazardous materials that can accumulate in the garage or basement.

05/13/2013

EPA

Polluted Soil Being Removed in St. Louis County

The Environmental Protection Agency has begun a massive cleanup of contaminated soil in west St. Louis County.

11/28/2012

St. Louis Zoo

Zoo Directors Bet a Big Pile on World Series Outcome

Losers of St. Louis-Texas wager must dig into half-ton of dung.

10/20/2011

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