Events around or at the Bridgeton and West Lake Landfills – October 24, 2015 – October 31, 2015

This will be updated with new information and stories for this week.  

October 24, 2015 – Brush Fire at North Quarry side of the Bridgeton Landfill — fire just 75 feet from the West Lake Landfill radioactive waste.

http://www.infowars.com/special-report-landfill-fire-rages-toward-radioactive-waste/http://fox2now.com/2015/10/24/brush-fire-at-west-lake-landfill-sparks-concern/

http://www.infowars.com/special-report-landfill-fire-rages-toward-radioactive-waste/http://fox2now.com/2015/10/24/brush-fire-at-west-lake-landfill-sparks-concern/

 

Photo Credit: R. Daily
Photo Credit: R. Daily
Photo Credit: M. LaVanchy
Photo Credit: M. LaVanchy

 

October 26, 2015 – Community hold protest outside prior to attending  the Community Advisory Group  (CAG) Meeting with ATSTR and Environmental Protection Agengy (EPA) Acting Head of Region  7 Mark Hague

protesters

http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/local/2015/10/26/bridgeton-west-lake-landfill-epa-community-meeting/74665764/

National News: CBS Morning and Evening News spoke with Just Moms STL : http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/fears-over-underground-hot-spot-near-nuclear-waste-in-missouri/

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/underground-fire-burning-near-nuclear-waste-in-missouri/

October 27, 2015 – Leachate Spill at Bridgeton Landfill MSD station at end of  Boenker Rd – estimate 10,000-12,000 gallons spilled – clean up in progress.

Nuclear Hotseat:  Interview with Helen Caldicott, Bob Alvarez and Dawn Chapman:  http://bit.ly/1k8d30i

 

October 28, 2015 Petitions  Delivered to Gov. Jay Nixon

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015 – Just Moms STL and Community Members delivered petitions to  Brian May, an Aide to Governor Jay Nixon at the Governor’s  St. Louis Office.

Video of Petition drop off unedited:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7c8H-bVdYKvSW81dUs2WFd5ckk/view?usp=sharing

Petition is still available for signing:  http://tinyurl.com/nqlulgx

petition

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