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Bridgeton Landfill Report: Odor is Not a Health Threat

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The owners of the Bridgeton Landfill in St. Charles, Mo., say it’s safe to breathe the air. They claim new numbers from the state shows… 185 more words


Devil on the Rock Road

Tax records suggest access by a giant trash-hauler to landlocked property inside an EPA Superfund site in Bridgeton may be due to special dispensation granted by the Catholic Church. 1,095 more words

Radioactive Tritium, Cobalt 60 Found in Monitoring Well Near Callaway Nuclear Reactor

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Ameren Missouri claims there is no threat to drinking water in the area after it found radioactive Tritium and Cobalt 60 in a monitoring well near the Callaway nuclear reactor it owns and operates. 284 more words


Obama's New Carbon Emissions Rules Draw Mixed Reactions

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – President’s Obama’s call for a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions in the next 15 years is stirring strong reactions on both sides of the argument. 297 more words


Officials Warn of High Bacteria Levels at Popular Swimming Hole

BALLWIN, Mo. (KMOX) – It’s summer time, and the living is easy.

But is the old swimming hole swimming with e-coli bacteria?

Christy Strong brings her three young children to playin the water at Kiefer Creek in Babler State Park in Ballwin. 246 more words


French Firm Retreats from St. Louis Water Fight

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Fears of a French takeover of the St. Louis water department ended today, when the Paris firm Veolia withdrew its $250,000 bid to do consulting work for the department. 238 more words


Government Shutdown Delays Bridgeton Landfill Work

BRIDGETON, Mo. (KMOX) – The federal government shutdown has delayed plans for a firebreak trench at the burning Bridgeton Landfill.

Before the trench can be dug, the Environmental Protection Agency must test the dirt for radiation to ensure it is safe for workers. 204 more words