Bill Otto http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Lawmaker: Remove Radioactive Waste From Landfill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lawmaker-remove-radioactive-waste-landfill <div><p>A suburban St. Louis lawmaker is calling for the removal of nuclear waste from a landfill near Lambert Airport.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Underground smoldering at the </span>Bridgeton<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Landfill has created a foul odor so strong that Missouri Attorney General Chris </span>Koster<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sued the landfill owner, Republic Services.</span></p><p>Bridgeton Landfill is part of the larger West Lake Landfill. Another area of West Lake contains nuclear waste from the Cold War era.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:16:08 +0000 Chris McDaniel & The Associated Press 27488 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Lawmaker: Remove Radioactive Waste From Landfill