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Burning Hot in Bridgeton

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The origins of the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, Missouri, herald back to World War II and the dawn of the nuclear age. The story of the landfill, how it came to be, and the lives it has forever affected is marked by a sordid history of overwhelming negligence and carelessness on the parts of our government, corporate interests and private subcontractors. The ending of the story has yet to be told, still unfolding in increments measured best by the half-lives of decaying radioactive toxins, equivalent to millions and billions of years. Read more…