No Firebreak Barrier Yet for Bridgeton LandfillNew measures announced to fight the underground fire.
Newly Formed Group Protests Handling of West Lake Landfill"StL Toxic Aware" calls for emergency declaration, buyout of those who live within a mile of landfill.
West Lake Landfill Moms Meet with Head of EPANo promises, but EPA administrator listens to calls for buyouts.
State Attorney General Chides EPA Over West Lake LandfillMissouri Attorney General Chris Koster is criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency for missing deadlines in its planned cleanup of the West Lake Landfill near St. Louis.
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 brush 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