McGraw Milhaven interview on January 7, 2014 with State Representative Bill Otto on the Bridgeton / West Lake Landfill issue.

State Representative Bill Otto talks with McGraw Milhaven about West Lake Landfill and the obnoxious odors emanating from the Bridgeton Landfill  that is affecting Communities surrounding the landfill.  Plus, the latest ground water report and the newest release from the EPA, that more Radioactive Waste…

PLEASE REPORT THE ODOR!!!! WE CANNOT STRESS THIS ENOUGH….Odor Alert — Jan. 6, 2014

PLEASE REPORT THE ODOR!!!! WE CANNOT STRESS THIS ENOUGH….Odor Alert — Jan. 6, 2014 — Bridgeton Landfill advised the department that they are experiencing issues with the facility’s flare system as a result of the extremely low temperatures. Odors are currently being detected off-site. Bridgeton…

West Lake Community Meeting on 01/09/2014 Cancelled; new date is 01/15/2014 – 6:30pm

West Lake Community Meeting on January 9th has been cancelled; the new date and time is WEDNESDAY, January 15th at 6:30 p.m. International Union of Operating Engineers Hall 513 3449 Hollenburg Drive;  Bridgeton, MO Due to the current weather conditions and the future forecast of additional…

Odor Alert at Bridgeton Landfill, 01/06/2014

Odor Alert — Jan. 6, 2014 — Bridgeton Landfill advised the department that they are experiencing issues with the facility’s flare system as a result of the extremely low temperatures. Odors are currently being detected off-site. Bridgeton Landfill staff are working to return the flare…

Neighbors Fume at Radioactive Dump, 12/29/2013

The Wall Street Journal by John R. Emshwiller Legacy of Atomic-Era Weapons Work in St. Louis Suburb Stirs Worries About Health, Environment BRIDGETON, Mo.—A dispute is smoldering here, in one sense quite literally, over what to do with thousands of tons of radioactive waste in…

Dec. 18, 2013 – Bridgeton Landfill work crews continue to work on a clean-up of a leachate spill that occurred last week.

The DNR has updated their site with pictures of last weeks 40,000 gallon leachate spill in which they are still cleaning up as of today. Attached is a link you can scroll through and look at the photos…..http://www.dnr.mo.gov/bridgeton/index.html  Dec. 18, 2013 – Bridgeton Landfill work crews…

Has Radioactive Waste in the Bridgeton Landfill Reached the Ground Water?

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 on The McGraw Show; Policy Advisor for State Representative Bill Otto; Harvey Ferdman talks about the newest report released on Monday regarding the finding of more radioactive waste at the Bridgeton / West Lake Landfill. To watch the interview, please click…

West Lake Landfill – EPA briefing to Elected Offical’s

Excerpt from the Report “At EPA’s direction and under its oversight, the potentially responsible parties have agreed to promptly expand and intensify their survey work to investigate for the presence of this material.” So, they found it where they didn’t think it could/would be and…

More Radioactive Waste Found at Bridgeton Landfill – St. Louis Post Dispatch Article by Margaret Gillerman

FLORISSANT • Additional radioactive material has been discovered at a Bridgeton landfill, according to Florissant City Engineer Tim Barrett. In a letter to Florissant Mayor Thomas Schneider, who had requested an update, Barrett said that he spoke with someone from the state Department of Natural…

Please remember to log any Odors/Fumes you encounter to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources {MO-DNR}

Hi All; Please remember to log any Odors/Fumes you may encounter to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources at http://www.dnr.mo.gov/concern.htm. It is important to document these odors. If you know of family or friends who do not have access to a computer, please give them…

Media Packet for West Lake Landfill

west lake landfill.citizens.20131125 Resources for sending information out to News Organizations, Elected Offical’s and General Public. West Lake Community Members…It is time for all of us to start focusing our efforts on getting National Media coverage about the situation our Community is facing. You will…

West Lake Landfill Community Meeting w/ Robert Alvarez, 11/21/2013

West Lake Landfill Community Meeting that is featured in the recorded streaming video of that night: LIVESTREAM Public Meeting Tonight in St. Louis to Discuss Radioactive Waste at Public Landfill Enformable November 21, 2013 The West Lake Landfill: A Radioactive Legacy of the Nuclear Arms…

New Update from MO DNR – Nov. 22, 2013

Nov. 22, 2013 – While inclement weather prevented drilling on Thursday, Nov. 21, Bridgeton Landfill reported 21 of 30 gas extraction wells and all of the toe drain collection sumps for the North Quarry area have been completed. Bridgeton staff advised the heavy construction work…

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How Dangerous is the Nuclear Waste in the Bridgeton Landfill – KTRS McGraw Milhaven interview with Robert Alvarez, 11/21/2013

STL Today.com – Live in the Morning with McGraw Milhaven Robert Alvarez, a Senior Scholar at the Institute Policy Studies explains the dangers in Bridgeton.