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Bridgeton landfill, West Lake landfill in distance. Taken Oct. 2015
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Kevin Killeen
February 11, 2020 - 8:52 pm
Republican U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner of Missouri says cleanup at the West Lake Landfill will continue whether the president's proposed EPA cuts go through or not.
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Bridgeton landfill, West Lake landfill in distance. Taken Oct. 2015
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Kevin Killeen
February 10, 2020 - 9:48 pm
The group Just Moms says they've been reassured the West Lake Landfill cleanup wouldn't be impacted by proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency.
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Protesters chained themselves to barrels at the entrance to the radioactive West Lake Landfill
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Kevin Killeen
February 03, 2020 - 8:58 pm
Advocates for a robust cleanup say the EPA needs to show it's going to keep its promises.
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Karen Nickel (West Lake Landfill Facebook page)
Brett Blume
November 06, 2018 - 7:06 am
"This could have been really bad."
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Bridgeton landfill, West Lake landfill in distance. Taken Oct. 2015
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Kevin Killeen
September 26, 2018 - 3:58 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is scheduled to announce Thursday its final plans for cleaning up the radioactive West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton. The site, adjacent to an underground fire at a garbage landfill, contains nuclear material from the Manhattan Project, which...
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Bridgeton landfill, West Lake landfill in distance. Taken Oct. 2015
(Kevin Killeen/KMOX)
August 20, 2018 - 10:04 am
A final announcement is expected September 30th.
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In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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July 05, 2018 - 3:19 pm
Pruitt had become a constant source of embarrassment to a president who had entered Washington promising to "Drain the Swamp."
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Smoke emission from factory pipes
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May 22, 2018 - 8:41 am
The EPA continues its long term remediation project on a super fund site in the Metro East.
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The old American Zinc Plant Site in Fairmont City, Ill.
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Alex Degman
May 21, 2018 - 9:30 pm
FAIRMONT CITY, Ill. (KMOX) -- Work continues to clean up The Old American Zinc Plant superfund site in Fairmont City. It's fenced off, overgrown and you'd go right past it on Kingshighway if you didn't know exactly what you're looking for. That's because the land's been vacant for more than 50...
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Bridgeton landfill, West Lake landfill in distance. Taken Oct. 2015
(Kevin Killeen/KMOX)
April 20, 2018 - 9:55 am
Chapman says Monday is the deadline for neighbors of the radioactive dump in North County to comment on federal plans to clean up the landfill.
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