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CBS: Fire erupts at another U.S. nuclear site near major city — Witness: Flames within feet of radioactive waste — TV: “You can see the smoke for miles… A big-time scare” — EPA emergency response specialists deployed (PHOTO & VIDEOS)
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KTVI, Oct 24, 2015 (emphasis added): Brush fire at West Lake Landfill sparks concern — Smoke could be seen for miles as fire crews responded to a brush fire at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton Saturday… The fire was started by a faulty switch… inside the landfill’s perimeter. The switch overheated, causing hot metal to drop below and ignite a fire… Area residents and elected officials gathered near the scene of the fire Saturday to see if it would move into a restricted area where an underground fire is burning. Residents were concerned that the fire would reach area where radioactive waste is buried…

KTVI Transcript, Oct 24, 2015: You can see the smoke for miles… A big-time scare for residents out there tonight… Dawn Chapman, resident: “This fire came within feet of it, within feet of radioactive waste“…

CBS News, Oct 27, 2015: No one knows for sure what will happen if the fire comes into contact with it… some low-level radiation has moved into neighborhoods… But it’s not just the underground fire that is a concern – this weekend a grass fire erupted within some 75 yards of the radioactive waste. This region also sits near an earthquake fault line.

AP, Oct 26, 2015: On Saturday, a fire blamed on a faulty utility pole ignited brush on the West Lake Landfill’s grounds… [EPA official Mark] Hague said testing showed no immediate evidence residents were in peril.

St Louis Public Radio, Oct 27, 2015: Stoking many fears was [a] brush fire at the Bridgeton Landfill… which was first called in to the fire department by a resident. Some took that as a sign that the landfill’s owner, Republic Services, does not have an adequate handle on the site… [EPA] sent a letter reprimanding Republic Services for the incident.

St. Louis American, Oct 25, 2015: Saturday’s fire supposedly resulted from a malfunctioning electrical switch… EPA emergency response specialists were deployed to the site of the fire, according to the EPA’s statement. “Personnel will be in the field today taking samples from the surrounding area to confirm there is not a release of contaminants,” it stated… “Pattonville Fire District conducted air monitoring during the event.” The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR)… reviewed data from its monitors located near the landfills, “and the readings stayed consistent with background,” according to the EPA.

CBS St Louis, Oct 25, 2015: Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster [said] “the fire at the Bridgeton Landfill is ever changing”… Koster says Saturday’s fire is a reminder flames can surface in unexpected places without warning.

See report from earlier this month here: AP: Catastrophic event could release radioactive fallout over major U.S. metropolitan area — Gov’t issues emergency plan as fire burns near nuclear site — Senator: “What we have… could end up as Chernobyl” (VIDEO)

See last week’s reports from Las Vegas-area here: EPA data shows radiation spike in major US city soon after explosions at nuclear waste facility — AP: Drums of buried waste were blasted over site’s fence; Large crater reported (VIDEO)

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October 30, 2015 at 2:30 am Log in to Reply

Now they are blaming shark attacks in Hawaii on "global warming" and not on a decimated ecosystem

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/10-year-old-boy-attacked-shark-i-just-started-kicking-n454286

scroll down to the second video after the upper shark attack video for this balderdash.

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October 30, 2015 at 4:11 am Log in to Reply

any clues as to what Contaminates are presently being stored in the vicinity?

Would be happy to help mitigate a response plan based on the information present. Likely there is reason for concern; Where did this waste come from, and what actinides / isotopes are being stored?

Worst case would likely be dioxides and oxides taking high risk contaminates for a stroll through the city. I imagine that the response and incident are being taken as seriously as possible by the crews on site;

My main focus today was on the article posted prior to this one; Something with pandoras box something something end of the world ele. Bright red truck.
Been a tragic day and can't sleep so if you guys know the raw amount of materials on site, or have a spreadsheet listing the types of contaminates, I'd be happy to take a look on the wind speed and vicinity to suggest possible harbingers for the area citizens in the affected regions…
TG.

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October 31, 2015 at 11:30 pm Log in to Reply

Missouri Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal, Sep 17, 2015 (at 27:00 in): “There are references that are in the reports that the Attorney General did with independent scientists where they say that what we have under the ground could end up as Chernobyl. What I am concerned about are the 40,000 tons of uranium that have been spread all over the place… We’re talking about the most potent uranium in the world… We’re looking at the cancer clusters… We’re looking at the number of children who have double sets of teeth, children who have missing eyeballs, the number of children who have brain tumors. This is not consistent with a normal community whatsoever.” This is below the article at
http://enenews.com/ap-catastrophic-event-could-release-radioactive-fallout-major-metropolitan-area-govt-issues-emergency-plan-fire-burns-nuclear-site-report-world-brink-nuclear-disaster-senator-could-chernobyl

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October 30, 2015 at 4:13 am Log in to Reply

I'd be happy to take a look at the area wind speeds and vicinity to suggest possible evacuation routes for the citizens in the affected regions…
Too tired to type, to awake to sleep. :(
Life am I right…

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