Category Archives: Scientific Reports

EPA to Conduct Additional Sediment Sampling at the West Lake Landfill, 05/26/2016

EPA
West Lake Update

The figure included below depicts the locations of the samples taken in January and March as well as the five proposed sampling locations for the current effort.
The figure included below depicts the locations of
the samples taken in January and March as well as
the five proposed sampling locations for the current
effort.

In January, the Potentially Responsible Par- ties (PRPs) collected three sediment samples at the West Lake Landfill as part of additional characterization work for Area 1 and Area 2. EPA required two additional sediment samples to be collected in March in response to the large rain events that occurred in late Decem- ber and early January. For both of these sam- pling events, EPA collected a split sample from each location.   Continue reading→

https://semspub.epa.gov/work/07/30285873.pdf

AG Koster releases new expert reports concluding radiation and other pollutants have migrated off-site at Bridgeton Landfill, 09/03/2015

www.ago.mo.gov
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster

Data also indicates that underground fire has moved beyond the interceptor wells separating the North and South quarries —

Jefferson City, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster released today new reports from expert witnesses in the case he is prosecuting against Republic Services, Inc. relating to the subsurface fire at the Bridgeton Landfill. Collectively, the reports paint a troubling picture of the environment surrounding the landfill site. Contamination in groundwater outside the landfill perimeter has been identified, including radiological contamination detected in trees surrounding the site. Further, data indicate that the fire has moved past the two rows of interceptor wells positioned at the neck of the landfill, closer to the North Quarry.
Continue reading AG Koster releases new expert reports concluding radiation and other pollutants have migrated off-site at Bridgeton Landfill, 09/03/2015