Republic Services Seeks Injunction to Prevent Protests Blocking LandfillThe case stems from March of this year, when protesters with the Earth Defense Coalition chained themselves to barricades at the entrances to the Bridgeton Landfill - adjacent to the West Lake Landfill.
Alpha Particles Found in West Lake Storm WaterThe EPA and Missouri DNR say testing conducted on storm water runoff near the radioactive West Lake Landfill in late April showed slightly elevated levels of Alpha particles
Mom's Group Calls for Radiation Tests at Fishing PondMissouri Department of Natural Resources found radioactive rainwater not far from pond.
DNR Finds Radiation in Stormwater Outside West Lake LandfillThe tests found alpha particles higher than what's allowed under federal health guidelines for drinking water.
Documentary Debuts on West Lake LandfillThe West Lake Landfill Moms group heads to D.C. this weekend for the debut of a documentary on the burning landfill, and a meeting with the EPA on Monday.
Supporters Hope Plan Will Lead to West Lake CleanupA similar bill passed the Senate in 2016, but stalled in a House committee.
Attorney Says 5 Bridgeton Homes RadioactiveAttorney Winston Calvert says radiation levels are above background levels.
West Lake Buyout Passes Mo. SenateA plan to buy out 92 homes near the radioactive West Lake Landfill has passed the Missouri Senate and moves onto the House this week.
Senators OK Home Buyouts in Bridgeton/West Lake Landfill AreasIt would allow residents to apply for buyouts for homes found uninhabitable due to contamination or within 3 miles of sites with high levels of dissolved radium in groundwater.
Protesters Chained to Barrels Block Entrances to West Lake Landfill"We feel this is the only way possible to get attention," says Maria Fonseca, one of those protesting.
Interest Groups Hope New Mayor will Support the EnvironmentThe Missouri Coalition for the Environment hopes the next mayor takes the lead on several environmental issues.
Spanish Village Homeowners Hope for State BuyoutResidents living near the burning Bridgeton landfill and the nearby radioactive West Lake Landfill are hoping a plan to buyout some homes will pass through the Missouri Legislature.