Some neighbors in Bridgeton, Mo., attribute their medical problems to two closed landfills. Phoenix-based Republic Services, which owns the landfills, says the area is safe. The Missouri Senate last week voted to allow the state to buy out homeowners who live near a radioactive waste site. Allison Pecorin The Kansas City Star
Some neighbors in Bridgeton, Mo., attribute their medical problems to two closed landfills. Phoenix-based Republic Services, which owns the landfills, says the area is safe. The Missouri Senate last week voted to allow the state to buy out homeowners who live near a radioactive waste site. Allison Pecorin The Kansas City Star

Living near radioactive dump, smoldering landfill, some in Missouri town want buyouts

April 19, 2017 01:44 PM

UPDATED April 20, 2017 06:30 PM