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Breaking News & Updates


We are committed to making sure our odor-reduction efforts at the Bridgeton Landfill are completely transparent. Below, please find numerous materials outlining our efforts and reviewing the past situation, current operations, and future plans for the landfill.

Press Releases & Media Statements

July 11, 2014
Highly-Advanced Leachate Pretreatment Plant Moves Closer to Full Activation

July 3, 2014
Landfill Team Installs Additional, Innovative Odor Control Equipment

June 27, 2014
Landfill Team Finalizes Improved Incident Management Plan

June 20, 2014
Work Begins on Underground Sewer Line Extension to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District

June 19, 2014
Statement by Russ Knocke, Director of Public Affairs, on the Second Amendment to the First Agreed Order Between the State of Missouri and Bridgeton Landfill Accepted by the Circuit Court of St. Louis County

Second Amendment to First Agreed Order of Preliminary Injunction

June 13, 2014
North Quarry Carbon Monoxide Levels Non-Detectable in Third Round of Additional Testing

June 6, 2014
Landfill Team Prepares for Pretreatment Plant Activation

May 30, 2014
Construction at Leachate Pretreatment Plant Nearing Completion

May 23, 2014
Scientific Biomass Process Begins

May 16, 2014
Testing Begins on Final Million Gallon Leachate Pretreatment Tank

May 14, 2014
Landfill Team will Perform Maintenance on Perimeter Sump System

May 9, 2014
More Headway on Leachate Pretreatment Facility Construction

May 2, 2014
Progress on Activating a Third, 1-Million Gallon Leachate Pretreatment Tank

April 30, 2014
Sump Installation And Repairs Scheduled for Landfill

April 25, 2014
Leachate Pretreatment Plant Construction Progresses

April 18, 2014
Latest Carbon-Monoxide Monitoring Data Continues A Favorable Trend at Bridgeton Landfill

April 17, 2014
Statement by Russ Knocke on the Buck Settlement

April 11, 2014
Landfill Team Announces New Real-Time Odor Monitoring Capabilities

April 8, 2014
Bridgeton Landfill Conducting Settlement Repairs Around Gas-Extraction Well

April 4, 2014
Bridgeton Landfill Team Continues Leachate-Pretreatment Construction And Operations

April 1, 2014
Repairs Being Made to Gas-Extraction Well

March 28, 2014
First Leachate Pretreatment Tank Now Operational

March 21, 2014
Construction Progresses on Leachate Pretreatment Plant

March 18, 2014
South Quarry Maintenance Work

March 15, 2014
Odor Alert Canceled

Bridgeton Landfill conducting repairs to gas-extraction well

March 14, 2014
Bridgeton Landfill Team Prepares for Leachate Pretreatment Operations

March 11, 2014
Knife Gate Assemblies Added to Gas Extraction Wells

March 8, 2014
Odor Alert Canceled

Repairs Being Made to Thermal Oxidizer

March 7, 2014
Construction Continues at Leachate Pretreatment Plant

March 5, 2014
Repairs Planned For On-Site Drain

March 1, 2014
Repairs Being Made to Gas Extraction Well

February 28, 2014
Repairs and Construction Continue at Bridgeton Landfill

February 26, 2014
Repairs Planned to Enhance Pumping System

February 24, 2014
Landfill Repairs May Cause Potential Odor

February 21, 2014
Construction Continues

February 20, 2014
Bridgeton Landfill Releases Carbon-Monoxide Monitoring Data
Carbon Monoxide Data Map, January, 2014

February 20, 2014
EPA is working toward a remedy at West Lake Landfill

February 18, 2014
Repairs Being Made to Leachate Collection Sump

February 17, 2014
Potential Odor Alert

February 16, 2014
Small, Surface Fire Extinguished at Landfill

February 14, 2014
Construction of Leachate Pre-Treatment Facility Progresses

February 10, 2014
Potential Odor Alert

February 7, 2014
Improvements Continued This Week at Bridgeton Landfill

January 31, 2014
Construction Continues on Leachate Pre-Treatment System

January 24, 2014
Construction Continues On Leachate Treatment System

January 23, 2014
Flare System Repairs Underway

January 23, 2014
Odor Alert Lifted

January 18, 2014
Flare Issue Resolved

January 17, 2014
Additional Monitoring Planned

January 10, 2014
Progress Made on Leachate Pre-Treatment Plant

January 8, 2014
Odor Alert Extended

January 8, 2014
Odor Alert Canceled

January 7, 2014
Odor Alert Continues

January 6, 2014
Potential Odor Alert

January 3, 2014
Potential Odor Alert

January 3, 2014
Leachate Pre-Treatment Plant Construction Continued


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