Records reveal 75 years of government downplaying, ignoring risks of St. Louis radioactive waste

The Missouri Independent, MuckRock and The Associated Press spent months combing through thousands of pages of previously-unreleased government records that show radioactive waste was known to pose a threat to people living near Coldwater Creek as early as 1949. But federal officials repeatedly wrote potential risks off as ‘slight,’ ‘minimal’ or ‘low-level’

BY: ALLISON KITE – JULY 12, 2023 5:55 AM

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