When Mary Samsel was a little girl, she'd climb into her father's car and they'd drive a mile-and-a-half to the CertainTeed Corporation plant. Located on St. Cyr Road, at the boundary of Bellefontaine Neighbors, Riverview and the city of St. Louis, the CertainTeed plant made asbestos-cement pipe. Scraps were piled on the plant's property, and many Bellefontaine Neighbors residents, among them Mary's family,... More >>>
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Maline Creek flooded in 1993, washing asbestos debris over a large area.