West Lake

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.
Fresh Call for Total Removal of Nuclear Waste in BridgetonA longtime leader of the environmental movement in St. Louis is calling for the total removal of all nuclear waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.
Kevin Killeen's Whole 'nother Story -- Don Corrigan Pens New Book
EPA Hosts Hearing Tonight on Bridgeton RadiationWe're going to ask the EPA why we're seeing more radioactivity in the ground water from the most recent report," an environmental group spokesman said.
Expert: Underground Fire In Bridgeton Creates 'Dirty Bomb' PotentialOwner of landfill accuses critics of resorting to "scare tactics and speculation"..
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