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.
Substitute Bill For Jamestown Mall Blighting FailsHer measure would have turned control of the project from LCRA to County Council.
Bad News for Bridgeton Residents as Trump Orders EPA to Freeze Contracts, GrantsThe Trump Administration orders the EPA to freeze all new contracts and grants, and that has a local Moms group near the burning Bridgeton landfill worried.
Radioactively Contaminated Homes Would Be Bought Out Under New BillAnyone whose home in St. Louis County that is, or has been, contaminated with radioactive material processed during the Manhattan Project, would have their home purchased.
Stenger Calls EPA's Work on West Lake Landfill a 'National Disgrace'Stenger explained his reaction live on KMOX's Total Information AM, Friday.
EPA to Test Home Near Landfill for Radioactive ContaminationLast week, Bridgeton residents Michael and Robbin Dailey filed suit against Republic Services and other companies, claiming sampling conducted at their home found high levels of radioactive material.