West Lake Landfill

School Districts Send West Lake Landfill Letters HomeSchool districts are sending letters home, trying to soothe concerns about the underground fire and buried nuclear waste next-door
Judge Tells Republic Services to Keep Landfill Fire Data FlowingThe 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.
Koster Fights for Control Over Burning Bridgeton Landfill DataAt 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.
West Lake Landfill Encloses a Unique DangerA national radioactive waste watchdog says West Lake Landfill's underground garbage fire is the only landfill with that problem.
Army Corps of Engineers Seeks to Soothe Coldwater Creek ConcernsThe big question asked by several: Why aren't there signs, warning children and others to steer clear of the creek?
Residents Want More Testing at West Lake LandfillOwner Republic Services says it feels latest round sought by state is unnecessary.
A Smell in the Air, Contaminated Groundwater BelowGroundwater under the radioactive West Lake Landfill is contaminated with high amounts of radium, according to a study by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Residents Living Near Bridgeton Landfill Learn of Proposed Evacuation PlanLast night, Bridgeton Landfill neighbors got a glimpse at the evacuation plan, should the landfill fire hit the surface or run into nearby radioactive waste.
Emergency Planners, Bridgeton Residents to Discuss Disaster Plan TonightThe county's emergency management director will brief residents on what they would have to do to protect themselves while falling ash would be monitored for possible radioactive contamination.
Bridgeton Landfill Odor Settlement ApprovedA federal judge has approved a $6.8 million class action settlement for residents who live near a smoldering Missouri landfill.
Some Want Clarification on EPA's Call That Bridgeton Athletic Complex Safe for UseThe EPA says its soil samples show it's safe to play on the ballfields at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex in Bridgeton. The facility is located about a mile from the West Lake Landfill where nuclear waste from the Manhattan Project was dumped.
EPA: Final Report on Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex Shows Facility 'Suitable for Public Use'The EPA says the facility is suitable for public use and requires no further environmental response.

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