Doctors Say Exposure to West Lake Radiation Could Cause CancerCancer risk associated with radiation varies depending on the length and proximity of the exposure.
No Word From EPA On West Lake Clean-Up As Deadline Closes InThe EPA could possibly announce plans to dig the waste up and ship it someplace else. Or they might announce plans to try to contain the waste better and keep it in place.
Maria Chappelle-Nadal Calls Buyout Opponents "Baby Killers"In early morning tweet, says they should "burn in Hell".
West Lake Landfill Critic "Livid" Over Just-Released EPA StudyReport critical of EPA's handling of the radioactive waste site was written three years ago.
EPA Skips Bridgeton Landfill Meeting After ThreatsOne comment told the EPA to "pack heat" but they have been deleted from the EPA's Facebook page.
Bridgeton Residents Demand Immediate Action From EPA, PresidentResident Paul Berry says the EPA shouldn't be in control of the site, and it's a Department of Energy or Defense issue.
EPA Downplays Fears of Nuclear Crisis at West Lake Landfill"Our data doesn't support that kind of conclusion, or anything like a Chernobyl or Fukushima," Hague says. "I think that's not based upon any science or facts around there."
EPA Claims 'No Health Risk' From West Lake LandfillThe study, conducted for the EPA by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, found that "groundwater, air, and soil data do not indicate a health risk to communities surrounding the West Lake Landfill."
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.
St. Louis County Prepares Guidelines for Radiation EmergencyInstructions on what to do in the event of a radiological emergency have been prepared by St. Louis County - but there are no plans to widely distribute them to those living around the West Lake landfill.
Lawmakers Call for West Lake Landfill to Get Higher PriorityLocal residents applaud effort to have landfill added to federal program.
EPA Begins Testing Bridgeton Landfills MondayThe Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it approved a testing plan to understand the scope of radioactive contamination at the Bridgeton landfills.