The company that owns the Bridgeton Landfill is gearing up for the next phase of an effort to control an underground fire that has been burning at the site for more than two years.
Starting on Monday, Republic Services will begin excavating sections of the landfill to remove underground concrete pipes.
A company has agreed to clean up groundwater contamination in north St. Louis County after tests raised concerns at homes near the plant.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced a cleanup agreement with PerkinElmer Inc., a Massachusetts-based firm that operates the Missouri Metals plant. The agreement will be final after a 30-day comment period.
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