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Latest Missouri Coalition for the Environment Stories

2013-03-15 12:22:05

Community, Environmental, Labor Coalition Presents Demands ST. LOUIS, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two independent experts briefed public officials from the St. Louis region today about their assessment of the risks posed by the fire and nuclear weapons wastes at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo. The landfill sits in an urban area in the Missouri River floodplain. The landfill is owned and operated by Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] - a multi-billion dollar waste...

2013-01-18 16:20:58

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, more than 300 people from the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, Missouri Jobs with Justice, and the Teamsters Union attended a public meeting held by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). There, community leaders spoke out against the increasingly dangerous and volatile situation at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo. The landfill is operated by Republic Services [NYSE: RSG], the nation's second-largest...