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Apr 17, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Residents of more than 400 homes in the vicinity of the Bridgeton Landfill will receive a settlement of more than $6.8 million for the loss of enjoyment of their homes due to a smell.
Apr 16, 2014 at 4:04 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to test for radiation outside the West Lake Landfill.
Apr 15, 2014 at 8:12 PM
If the federal government won't test for radiation, some West Lake Landfill neighbors say they'll do it themselves.
Apr 11, 2014 at 7:24 PM
There are new allegations in a federal lawsuit that radioactivity has spread beyond the confines of the West Lake Landfill and into surrounding neighborhoods.
Apr 2, 2014 at 10:51 AM
It's been one year since Attorney General Chris Koster filed suit against Republic Services alleging a series of environmental law violations.
Mar 21, 2014 at 8:09 AM
The regional head of the Environmental Protection Agency is assuring Missouri's attorney general that progress is being made at a St. Louis County landfill
Mar 18, 2014 at 3:30 PM
Citing tests suggesting that radioactive material has spread between the West Lake and Bridgeton Landfills, Mo. Attorney Chris Koster sent a letter Tuesday imploring the Environmental Protection Agency to expedite its actions.
Mar 17, 2014 at 12:54 PM
Wednesday evening, NewsChannel 5 anchor Mike Bush will sit down with President Barack Obama in a one-on-one interview about minimum wage.
Mar 10, 2014 at 4:27 PM
A former Environmental Protection Agency insider says EPA officials interfered with decisions about what to do with the radioactive waste at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.
Mar 4, 2014 at 3:04 PM
Some big names are pushing the Environmental Protection Agency to do more with a potentially dangerous situation in north St. Louis County.
Feb 25, 2014 at 3:18 PM
St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley wants the Army Corps of Engineers to oversee cleanup of the West Lake Landfill.
Feb 11, 2014 at 3:37 PM
Tuesday afternoon, SSM DePaul Health Center joined a growing chorus of voices connected to the Westlake landfill asking the EPA to step aside. Last month, Washington University geochemist Bob Criss raised the same concerns.
Feb 7, 2014 at 3:33 PM
No one disputes the fact that the West Lake Landfill has about 7,000 tons of radioactive nuclear waste. What is unclear is whether there is a threat to public health.
Feb 6, 2014 at 4:28 PM
NewsChannel 5 has obtained hundreds of documents regarding the health risks at the West Lake Landfill, dating back to the mid-1980s.
Jan 30, 2014 at 10:00 PM
People who live near the radioactive West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton say it's being treated like a nuclear hot potato.