Radioactive Waste Contaminating Flood Plain, EPA to Hold Public Meeting
The West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton is among several sites in the St. Louis-region contaminated by radioactive waste. The Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting to discuss the issue.
The Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting tonight about radioactive waste in the Missouri River flood plain near the St. Louis County town of Bridgeton, the Associated Press reports.
The group will meet at the Machinists Hall Auditorium in Bridgeton at 6:30 p.m.
According to the report, the West Lake Landfill is among several sites in the St. Louis region contaminated by radioactive waste from Mallinckrodt Chemical Co.'s Cold War-era uranium processing operations.
For more on this story, read the Associated Press report.