Federal report: Coldwater Creek contamination may raise the risk of cancer in north St. Louis County residents, 06/18/2018

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
by Blythe Bernhard

Coldwater Creek radiation testing
Environmental engineers Juan Alvarado(left) and Dave Guyan test soil samples taken along the banks of Coldwater Creek behind a shopping center in the 400 block N Lindbergh Boulevard in Florissant on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The samples are tested for radiation at the site before they’re packaged up in metal cans and sent to a lab for further radiation testing. Photo by David Carson, dcarson@post-dispatch.com

People who lived near or played in the contaminated Coldwater Creek in north St. Louis County from the 1960s to the 1990s may have an increased risk of developing certain cancers, a federal report has found.  READ MORE

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