Tag Archives: Coldwater Creek

Review: St. Louis paid a heavy price to help buid an atomic bomb via St. Louis Post-Dispatch

by Roland Klose, January 18, 2023 […] As Morice writes in “Nuked: Echoes of the Hiroshima Bomb in St. Louis,” the common thread that appeared to link these illnesses and deaths was Coldwater Creek, the 19-mile Missouri River tributary that … Continue reading

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Concerns linger as completion date for Coldwater Creek cleanup pushed to 2038 via St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Jesse Bogan FLORISSANT — Enoch Cole and his wife moved here from Kirkwood a few years ago because their hard-earned money went farther. They bought a nice, spacious house at the end of a cul-de-sac perched above Coldwater Creek. The waterway snakes … Continue reading

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Former McDonnell Douglas workers, residents file suit over radiation exposure via St. Louis Public Radio

Three former aircraft workers and seven north St. Louis County residents who say they were exposed to radioactive waste stored near Lambert Airport after World War II, have filed a federal lawsuit against Mallinckrodt and the Cotter Corporation. They hope … Continue reading

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To Combat the Fallout in Coldwater Creek, Victims and Neighbors Turn to Art — and Community via the River Front Times

When Mary’s painting, “Silent Killer,” hung in the Millennium Student Center at the University of Missouri- St. Louis, she talked to a number of students. Many asked her about the painting’s subject: Coldwater Creek, the nuclear threat that runs right … Continue reading

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Open house to discuss Coldwater Creek federal health assessment via Fox 2

FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) – The efforts to document potential illnesses linked to Coldwater Creek continues Tuesday as federal investigators visit St. Louis County to talk to those who live and work near the creek. Experts from the U.S. Army Corps … Continue reading

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Residents in St Louis dying in record numbers from World War II radioactive waste via news.com.au

N 2011, residents across an American community in St Louis began to notice a chain of inexplicably high incidents of cancer and disease across its population. For decades, both former and current residents from approximately 90 municipalities in the Missouri … Continue reading

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Nuclear Waste Taints St. Louis Suburb via The Wall Street Journal

Radioactive contamination has been discovered at three residential properties in the St. Louis area, adding fuel to a long-running controversy about how much damage was done to the environment and possibly people’s health by nuclear-weapons work performed there decades ago. … Continue reading

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Army Corps confirms radioactive contamination in yards by Coldwater Creek via St. Louis Post-Dispatch

HAZELWOOD • Officials in charge of cleaning up pollution left over from the country’s early nuclear weapons program say there’s radioactive contamination in several residential yards that back up to Coldwater Creek. The Army Corps of Engineers confirmed Wednesday that … Continue reading

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Heaven Can’t Wait It’s time to panic about the poisons of Coldwater Creek via St. Louis

Your federal government has become positively jovial in addressing radioactive waste contamination in North County’s Coldwater Creek. Upon revealing in June that radioactive waste had been newly discovered along the creek above two municipal parks and some property owned by … Continue reading

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Army Corps finds more radioactive contamination along Coldwater Creek via St. Louis Public Radio

Updated 6/24/15 after the Corps open house – Area residents packed into a room at the Hazelwood Civic Center last night to find out the bad news about radioactive contamination in North St. Louis County. At the open house, the U.S. … Continue reading

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