West Lake Landfill

Bridgeton, Flint Moms Join Forces vs EPAAlso coming under attack was the largest shareholder of the landfill's owner, Bill Gates.
Burning Bridgeton Landfill Moms Go To WashingtonGrassroots group wants help from EPA administrator Gina McCarthy.
Bill Transferring West Lake Remediation from EPA to Army Corps Passes U.S. SenateThe measure, sponsored by U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt, would put the landfill under the Army Corps' Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, or FUSRAP.
DNR Finds Radioactive Traces Near West Lake LandfillGamma radiation was found in the lower range in most samples, but some areas in the vicinity of the landfill showed "comparatively higher levels."
EPA to Build Isolation Barrier for West Lake LandfillThe EPA has decided to build an isolation barrier at the West Lake Landfill.
UPDATE: EPA Orders Fire Prevention Steps for West Lake LandfillThe order announced Thursday follows a grass fire that occurred at West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton in October.
Blunt, Wagner, McCaskill and Clay Take Action on Burning LandfillSen. Roy Blunt and Congresswoman Ann Wagner introduced legislation to appoint Army Corps of Engineers as lead jurisdictional agency to handle unauthorized dumping of radioactive wastes at West Lake Landfill in 1973.
Republic Services Backs Claims Local Landfills Are SafeCompany files expert reports with court in ongoing battle with Mo. attorney general's office
Group to Governor: Declare State of Emergency At LandfillJust STL Moms will present petitions calling for a state of emergency to be declared.
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
St. Louis County Releases Disaster Plan for West Lake LandfillIf radiation were detected, some nearby residents would be urged to evacuate, and others would be urged to take shelter in their homes.
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.

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