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Four more homes near the West Lake Landfill have tested positive for radioactive material. Credit: KMOV Four more homes near the West Lake Landfill have tested positive for radioactive material. Credit: KMOV

Attorney says test results show radioactive waste found in four more Bridgeton homes

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Test results radioactive waste found in 4 more homes Attorneys representing a Bridgeton couple that sued after radioactive waste was found in their home, announced that tests found the same material in four more homes

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Fact vs. Fiction: Bridgeton Landfill fears aren't keeping people away Video included

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It’s the close of the season, and the Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex is pretty quiet now, save for the sounds of airplanes passing overhead. More>>

Health survey begins near Bridgeton Landfill Video included

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The St. Louis County Public Health Department has begun six days of health surveys to assess respiratory health problems among residents living within two miles of the Bridgeton Landfill. 

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EPA tests show no new risk for residents near West Lake Landfill

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The Environmental Protection Agency says radioactive material at a suburban St. Louis landfill near an underground fire has been found in areas where it was previously not suspected, but that there is no greater risk to...

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U.S. Senate passes bill to transfer responsibility of West Lake Landfill

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The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that would transfer the responsibility of the West Lake Landfill.

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Radiation found away from West Lake Landfill

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Tests conducted late in 2015 show some radiation contamination outside of the West Lake Landfill, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. 

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EPA orders fire prevention steps for troubled landfill Video included

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency is ordering surface fire prevention measures at a St. Louis-area landfill where nuclear waste was illegally dumped in 1973.The order announced Thursday follows a grass fire that occurred at West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton in October.The order requires companies associated with West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton to clear trees and brush and place noncombustible material on the surface, among other steps. The EPA is requiring a written pl... More>>

Fact vs Fiction: Coldwater Creek vs. West Lake Landfill Video included

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A conflation of facts between the Bridgeton Landfill and Coldwater Creek may be helping to fuel fears about the landfill.

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Lawmakers want Corps, not EPA, to remediate landfill Video included

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Four members of Missouri's congressional delegation want the Army Corps of Engineers to take over remediation of the West Lake Landfill site in St. Louis County, saying the Environmental Protection Agency is moving too slowly in addressing concerns about nuclear contamination.

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Bridgeton Landfill Fact vs. Fiction: Are nearby businesses leaving? Video included

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Bridgeton’s mayor said the situation at the Bridgeton and West Lake Landfills has not chased nearby businesses away.

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Public meetings to discuss Bridgeton, West Lake landfills taking place in upcoming days

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Frustration is reaching a boiling point over the potential dangers from radioactive waste at the West Lake and Bridgeton landfills. More>>

Fact vs Fiction: Bridgeton Landfill emergency plans Video included

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Emergency plans that were released by nearby school districts and St. Louis County about the Bridgeton Landfill got some parents very worried. More>>

Koster speaks on the Bridgeton Landfill

(KMOV.com) - Missouri Attorney General spoke to News 4 about his concerns with the situation at the Bridgeton Landfill and responds to charges that he's inflating worries for political gain.Copyright 2015 KMOV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved. More>>

Oncologist downplays fears over radioactive waste at West Lake Landfill

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An oncologist at the Siteman Cancer Center said an explosion could not occur if an underground fire at the Bridgeton Landfill reaches radioactive waste at the West Lake Landfill. More>>

News 4's Russell Kinsaul tours the Bridgeton and West Lake Landfills

(KMOV.com) - News 4's Russell Kinsaul gets an up close look at the two landfills at the center of controversy and anger.Copyright 2015 KMOV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved More>>

Trains could carry radioactive waste from Westlake Landfill though St. Charles County

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Residents in St. Charles County are familiar with seeing trains. More>>

Bridgeton Landfill: How the current situation came to pass Video included

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Concern and controversy over the Bridgeton and West Lake landfills continues to swirl as nearby residents demand nuclear waste dumped at West Lake be removed. More>>

Non-profit petitioning Gov. Nixon to declare State of Emergency at West Lake Landfill Video included

Just Moms STL wore masks and carried signs while delivering more than 12,000 petitions to Gov. Nixon’s office in downtown St. Louis. Just Moms STL wore masks and carried signs while delivering more than 12,000 petitions to Gov. Nixon’s office in downtown St. Louis.
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A group from St. Louis will deliver thousands of petitions to Gov. Jay Nixon’s office Wednesday to urge him to declare a State of Emergency at the West Lake Landfill. More>>

Disaster plan created for schools in case fire at Bridgeton Landfill reaches nuclear waste Video included

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Several school districts in St. Louis and St. Charles Counties are drafting emergency procedures in case a smoldering fire underneath the Bridgeton Landfill reaches nuclear waste nearby More>>

New EPA report on Westlake Landfill sparks concern over worker safety

(KMOV.com) – Tuesday night, new dangers exposed at Bridgeton’s Westlake Landfill have caused worries over worker safety. The Missouri Coalition for the Environment says EPA testing found large More>>

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