After months of controversy regarding the smelly Bridgeton landfill -- with heated debates about the cause of the awful stench and the potential health hazards -- the Missouri attorney general's office and the company behind the site have hammered out an agreement.
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The Bridgeton landfill is so smelly that the attorney general's office might have to intervene.
At least the director of the Missouri department of natural resources has requested that the agriculture and environment division of Attorney General Chris Koster's office get involved and "institute ap ... More >>
Missouri officials have released new data on a Bridgeton landfill that environmental groups say is a major concern -- not just because it smells really terrible. The new information from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources tells a very different story about potential health concerns on site ... More >>
Residents of Bridgeton, Missouri should be worried about serious potential health hazards tied to an increasingly smelly landfill. So says a coalition of environmental activists who are spreading the word about a possible "dirty bomb" or chemical threat related to radioactivity on the site.
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Ahead of a day of action at City Hall this afternoon, Mayor Francis Slay's office has just released a statement formally declaring the consulting contract with Veolia "on hold."
The contract between Veolia, the largest water service provider in the world, and the city's water division was destined ... More >>
A rising tide of dissent is building against a contract between the City of St. Louis and multinational water service company Veolia.
Daily RFT broke news of the deal in December after insiders at the city water division leaked memos showing that Veolia, a Paris-based company, won a contract in a c ... More >>
It'll take a few billion years for 8,700 tons of radioactive waste illegally dumped in a suburban landfill in St. Louis County in the 1970s to stop emitting deadly radionuclides.
But before that happens, if this apocalyptic cocktail of Cold War-era nuclear byproducts and municipal toxic waste (jus ... More >>
Missouri Coalition for the EnvironmentPeruque Creek running through Warren and St. Charles counties is an example of an "unclassified" waterway.The Missouri Coalition for the Environment filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency yesterday in federal court in Jefferson City alleging t ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/duncharris/ / CC BY-SA 2.0Coal!The website of the Washington University Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization openly admits to "perpetuating the myth that coal can be used in a clean and sustainable manner," to being a "public relations tool for industry," to advancin ... More >>
The Kansas City Star has a curious story out today involving an ethical quandary that could impact a lawsuit filed against the Metropolitan Sewer District. shb.comTerry SatterleeThe paper reports that the Kansas City attorney representing MSD, Terry Satterlee, is the wife of, Bill Rice, the head of ... More >>