Coldwater Creek http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Survey Shows Numerous Cancers, Other Diseases, Near North St. Louis County Creek http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/survey-shows-numerous-cancers-other-diseases-near-north-st-louis-county-creek <p>New data are adding to concerns that <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/north-county-residents-seek-answers-coldwater-creek-contamination">exposure to radioactive waste in Coldwater Creek</a> could be causing cancers and other health problems.</p><p>Nuclear waste generated by the Mallinckrodt Company was <a href="http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Missions/CentersofExpertise/FormerlyUtilizedSitesRemedialActionProgram.aspx">dumped in North St. Louis County</a> after World War II, contaminating the creek and surrounding areas.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 02:41:22 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 33045 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Survey Shows Numerous Cancers, Other Diseases, Near North St. Louis County Creek Rates Of Radiation-Related Cancers Not Higher Near Coldwater Creek, Study Says http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rates-radiation-related-cancers-not-higher-near-coldwater-creek-study-says <p></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 23:05:17 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 10388 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rates Of Radiation-Related Cancers Not Higher Near Coldwater Creek, Study Says North County residents seek answers on Coldwater Creek contamination http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/north-county-residents-seek-answers-coldwater-creek-contamination <p><strong><em>Updated at 12:15 p.m. to revise the caption of the Hazelwood/Florissant health map.</em></strong></p><p>Concerned North County residents got an opportunity last night to meet with attorneys who are involved in two lawsuits relating to radioactive contamination in Coldwater Creek.</p><p>The lawsuits allege that North County residents have developed cancers and other illnesses from exposure to radioactive waste produced by the Mallinckrodt chemical company.</p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 14:15:47 +0000 Véronique LaCapra, Rachel Lippmann & Kelsey Proud 3472 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org North County residents seek answers on Coldwater Creek contamination