|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 14 Mar 2012 17:44:38 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, FORMER SITES: Bridgeton landfill, Missouri|
EPA weighs cleanup of nuclear waste at Bridgeton landfill BY JEFFREY TOMICH St. Louis Dispatch (MO) March 14, 2012BRIDGETON - Almost four years after federal regulators approved a plan to cover Cold War-era nuclear waste at a Bridgeton landfill, they’re weighing much more extensive clean-up options that involve excavating tons of contaminated soil.
The Environmental Protection Agency, which is tasked with overseeing the cleanup of the West Lake Landfill, said it’s studying a 1,400- page supplemental study of two cleanup alternatives.
...They have long sought for responsibility of the West Lake site to be transferred to the Army Corps of Engineers under a federal program begun in the mid-1970s to cleanup sites tied to the government’s atomic energy and weapons program.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/as-pressure-mounts-epa-mulls- west-lake-landfill-cleanup/ article_452f82ac-6d57-11e1-9300-0019bb30f31a.html
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