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EPA Senior Administrators To Attend Local Public Listening Session & Open House Concerning West Lake Landfill Issues

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Cold Water Creek: The Radioactive Legacy Affecting Generations Of St. Louisans

Pictured: Kim Visintine. All photos and graphics provided by Kim Visintine.

Pictured: Kim Visintine. All photos and graphics provided by Kim Visintine.

Kim Visintine, one of the founding members of the organization, “Cold Water Creek: Just the Facts Please,” is the guest on this edition of “Behind the Editor’s Curtain” with Don Corrigan.

Visintine shares the story of how radioactive waste from Cold Water Creek has been spread throughout North County over the decades. She and a group of childhood friends, who grew up in the Cold Water Creek area in the 1970s and 80s, reconnected years later through social media. After a short time, they discovered rare health issues plagued almost everyone they knew, including the passing on of some of those health issues genetically to their children.

For more about the group’s, February 17, upcoming public meeting and to hear the informative and stirring interview continue reading below.

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