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A Footnote Worth Noting, 09/05/2017

Stormwater runoff from West Lake Landfill, April 30, 2017. (Photo by Robbin Ellison Dailey)

STL Reporter

Factoring in punctuation marks and MDNR’s double-talk changes the equation of the latest findings at the radioactively-contaminated West Lake Landfill site. 

In many ways, the test results released by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources last month are as unclear as the turbid stormwater the agency collected from the drainage ditches outside the perimeter the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site earlier this year.

Equally perplexing is the press release that accompanies the findings, which concludes that radioactive materials present in the sampling are not even from the West Lake Landfill. Moreover, the analysis is an of interpretation of data that itself is admittedly flawed, according to a footnote that explains two asterisks that appear in the listed test results.
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Human Rights Violation Tribunal on West Lake Landfill, 12/08/2015

Kara Deniz
Teamsters Testify About Republic Services’ Radioactive Landfill

St. Louis County Releases Disaster Plan for West Lake Landfill, 10/05/2015

CBS St. Louis
by Kevin Killeen

County Executive Steve Stenger has released to KMOX a plan drafted in October of 2014, which aims “to save lives in the event of a catastrophic event at the West Lake landfill.”

11-page Document:
St. Louis County Emergency Operations Plan – West Lake Landfil Shelter in Place/Evacuation Plan