St. Louis Burning: What killed the babies near Weldon Spring?

by @RyanSchuessler1 April 30, 2015 5:00AM ET

State health studies did little to ease residents’, activists’ concerns about potential radiation exposure in metro area

This is part two of a three-part series investigating the effects of radioactive waste from the Manhattan Project on St. Louis and its suburbs. Part one examined the health problems impacting those who lived near Coldwater Creek.

Weldon Springs nuclear waste

The grave of an infant who died in 2010 in the cemetery of Immaculate Conception Parish of Dardenne.Alexey Furman for Al Jazeera America

St. Louis burning: America’s atomic legacy haunts city

by Ryan Schuessler @RyanSchuessler1 April 29, 2015 5:00AM ET

County parks, homes, businesses remain open and untested after decades of exposure to potentially contaminated creek

This is part one of a three-part series examining the effects of radioactive waste from the Manhattan Project on St. Louis and its suburbs.

Dawn Chapman, right and Karen Nickel hug after learning that workers who worked on the sites in the 1970’s will speak to them about what happened at the sites.

Dawn Chapman, right and Karen Nickel hug after learning that workers who worked on the sites in the 1970s will speak to them about what happened at the sites.Alexey Furman for Al Jazeera America

West Lake Landfill (CAG) Community Action Group Meeting – April 13, 2015

Meeting Featuring :

Mark Diedrich – Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Chairman  and Bradley Vann – Project Manager – West Lake Landfill Superfund

http://www.stlouisco.com/LawandPublicSafety/EmergencyManagement/LocalEmergencyPlanningCommittee%28LEPC%29

and

http://www.epa.gov/region7/cleanup/west_lake_landfill/index.htm#.VS9CUvnF-Sp