After denying the problem for years, EPA finally orders barrier to block underground fire from reaching 100,000 tons of nuclear waste near St. Louis

Nuclear waste

By Daniel Barker – Natural News

NaturalNews) During 2016, while the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was busy covering up its mistakes in the Gold King Mine cleanup disaster in Colorado – which polluted waterways in three states – and while jailing others who committed environmental crimes less serious than the agency’s own SNAFUs, it managed to also ignore what could turn out to be one of the biggest potential environmental disasters in the nation’s history.

Bridgeton, Missouri, a St. Louis suburb, is home to the West Lake landfill – a site where at least 100,000 tons of nuclear weapons-related radioactive material related to the Manhattan Project was illegally dumped in 1973.

Although the site has been slated for cleanup for more than 25 years, the EPA has dragged its heels until recently – but it may be too late to fix things now, as other factors have come into play that could result in a massive release of radiation in the area.

Continue reading at Natural News: After denying the problem for years, EPA finally orders barrier to block underground fire from reaching 100,000 tons of nuclear waste near St. Louis

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