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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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International Nuclear Waste Expert Visits Contaminated Areas In St. Louis

Crowd attending at the STLCC-Wildwood symposium "The Atoms Next Door" held February 20.

Crowd attending at the STLCC-Wildwood symposium “The Atoms Next Door” held February 20.

By Holly Shanks

“I toured the situation yesterday and my hair nearly fell out,” Dr. Helen Caldicott said. “I’ve never seen anything so goddamn dangerous.”

The internationally renowned authority on the medical dangers of nuclear waste did not sugarcoat her thoughts after visiting several contamination points, like Westlake Landfill and Coldwater Creek in North St. Louis County.

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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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