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.


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


National News: CBS Morning and Evening News spoke with Just Moms STL :

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:


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:

Petition is still available for signing:


Author: Moms

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