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ST. Louis Community College Receives Environmental Job Training Grant

St. Louis Community College (STLCC) received $200,000 in grant funding from the Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training program. The grant funding will offer program enrollees the skills needed to work in the environmental industry.

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West Lake Landfill Issues Continue: Latest Updates

West Lake Landfill photo provided by Just Moms STL.

West Lake Landfill photo provided by Just Moms STL.

 The West Lake Landfill issues and nuclear waste contamination are hot topics currently in the St. Louis region and public concerns are growing. Environmental Echo wanted to provide several updates relating to the situation.
Updates include radiation found migrating off-site at West Lake. Huge sums needed for remediation and possible buy-out. And the landfill near radioactive site continues to be plagued by underground fire prompting the EPA’s announcement of West Lake Landfill Isolation Barrier Decision.

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EPA Grant Provides Local Environmental Job Training

worker in action at Carter Carburetor. Photo credit: HRP Regional Manager Gene Watson. Photo provided by Rene Dulle.

Worker in action at Carter Carburetor. Photo credit: HRP Regional Manager Gene Watson. Photo provided by Rene Dulle.

By Holly Shanks

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant allows local environmental remediation job training for many that, in some cases, may not have received a second chance.

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