Bridgeton Landfill says it’s met deadline to reduce odor

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Bridgeton Landfill (File photo)

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – The company in charge of the Bridgeton Landfill says it’s beaten the July 31st deadline imposed by a court to knockdown the odor coming from a the landfill.

To reduce odors at the site, the company said it removed 30 liquid treatment tanks. The removal will allow the company to start a pilot study on odor removal next week.

This week, the company says it is also starting a new round of air sampling in the area.


  • Saul Fein

    Just more BS from Republic Services. The stink was worse than ever last night. As discusstingly horrible the sink is, what nobody in a position of authority seems to care about is the long term effect of smelling this everyday or every week for years.

  • Kathy

    The stench was so bad last night/early this morning, (around midnight), that it woke us up from a sound sleep, because I had left a window open. So no, their “deadline” has not been met, only disguised by smelling horrible at night, when most of us are sleeping, and don’t notice.

  • Tonya

    I live in Spanish Village and the smell was HORRIBLE last night. My eyes burned for over an hour! Maybe Fox2 should do a complete report and ask nearby residents if the stink is gone? I just pray the AG doesn’t just take their word for it and does something about this. This is NO WAY TO LIVE!!

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