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CBS News with Scott Pelley- December 22, 2015
Part Three: 7 More Nuclear Waste “Hot Spots” Found in St. Louis Suburb

St. Louis Public Radio
Federal health agency to help study risks from radioactive creek in north St. Louis County

CBS News with Scott Pelley – October 21, 2015
Part Two: Army Corps cleaning up 24 sites with radioactive contamination

CBS News with Scott Pelley – October 20, 2015
Part One: Suspicious cancer surge in St. Louis area

Russia Today – October 20, 2015
Missouri community says rise in cancer linked to radioactive waste exposure

www.rt.com – October 21, 2015
Memories once cherished have turned bittersweet for some living near Coldwater Creek in North St. Louis, Missouri, where improperly handled World War II-era nuclear waste has contaminated their environment and, according to a community group, their lives.
Cancer cluster? MO community files class action lawsuit over nuclear waste pollution

The Beacon Reader
LORI (LOU) FRESHWATER
Visit to Coldwater Creek and West Lake/Bridgeton Landfill

RT London
US Army confirms dangerous WW2 era radioactive pollution in St. Louis, Missouri

Popular Mechanics
How Radioactive Waste from the Atom Bomb Ended up in a St. Louis Park – Thorium-230 was found all over the Lou

Quartz
Recently found in American backyards: nuclear waste from the Manhattan Project

Aljazeera America
Radioactive waste found in St. Louis residential area

Wall Street Journal
Nuclear Waste Taints St. Louis Suburb

St. Louis Public Radio
After Uproar, Hazelwood closes St. Cin Park during clean up of radioactive soil

STL Today
Hazelwood Park closed for removal of contaminated soil

St. Louis Public Radio
Meeting brings up fears, frustrations over radioactive contamination near Coldwater Creek

STL Today
Residents near Coldwater Creek not surprised at nearby contamination

STL Today
Army Corps confirms radioactive contamination in yards along Coldwater Creek

St. Louis Public Radio
Army Corps: Yards along Coldwater Creek are contaminated with radioactive waste

FOX 2
‘Low’ radioactive contamination found in Missouri yards

KWMU
Army Corps finds more radioactive contamination along Coldwater Creek

STL Today
Army Corps finds ‘low-level’ radioactive contamination in two parks along Coldwater Creek

KSDK
More radioactive material found along Coldwater Creek

St. Louis Magazine
July 16, 2015 by Ray Hartmann
Heaven Can’t Wait

Department of Natural Resources letter to Pentagon / Washington D.C.
Priority Funding to Support the Rapid and Thorough Completion of the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) Projects in St. Louis, Missouri


Saint Louis County Health Department News Release issued Thursday, September 25, 2014, calling for additional study of the health problems in and around Coldwater Creek. Our deepest thanks to Dr. Gunn and Dr. Khan of the health department!

Dr. Gunn:
* “more study of the health problems in and around CWC-not just cancer rates, but the entire range of health problems that can be associated with exposure to radiation.”
* “People have a right to know if the environment they live in is safe for them and their families.”
* “We need to determine if people are still being exposed to any environmental dangers.”
DOH Calls for More Study of Coldwater Creek Issue PR 25-Sep-14.pdf

Thank you, Dr. Gunn for your exemplary leadership in calling for further study of the health concerns of current and former residents of the area.

Missouri Department of Health
Analysis of cancer incidence data in eight ZIP code areas around Coldwater Creek, 1996-2011

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
St. Louis County Council urges accelerated cleanup of Coldwater Creek, expanded studies

KMOV
County council wants expedited cleanup of creek

KMOV
Health Department wants inclusive study of health problems near Coldwater Creek

KMOV
Residents calling upon community to fill out health survey about Coldwater Creek

KSDK
Report: Higher cancer rates in areas near Cold Water Creek

Missouri Department of Health
Analysis of cancer incidence data in eight ZIP code areas around Coldwater Creek, 1996-2011

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
State now asks for inquiry into North County cancers

KMOV
Report shows elevated cancer rates around Coldwater Creek

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Another lawsuit claims cancers caused by Coldwater Creek in north St. Louis County

KSDK
Cold Water Creek group responds to investigation

KSDK
New investigation for Cold Water Creek cancer cases

Beaconreader.com
Nuclear Legacy in St Louis Part Two: The Interview

Beaconreader.com
Nuclear Legacy in St. Louis

KSDK
Cold Water Creek group exposes new cancer cases

CBS St. Louis
Survey Blames High Cancer Rate on Coldwater Creek

St. Louis Post Dispatch
New reports of cancers near Coldwater Creek in North County

KMOV
Report finds increased cancer cases near St. Louis County creek

St. Louis Public Radio
Survey Shows Numerous Cancers, Other Diseases, Near North St. Louis County Creek

Kansas City Star
Group logs cancer cases near St. Louis Co. creek

The Washington Times
Group logs cancer cases near St. Louis Co. creek

SFGate
Group logs cancer cases near St. Louis Co. creek

Wall Street Journal
December 2013
Facebook Page Chronicles Accounts of Illnesses Reported by Residents

Wall Street Journal
October 2013
Waste Lands – America’s Forgotten Nuclear Legacy
Latty Avenue Properties

Coldwater Creek Cluster MapCancer Cluster Map of St. Louis
January 2013
Watch: I-Team Report Cancer cluster map of St. Louis

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St. Louis Magazine
June 2013
Think Again: The Poisoned Children of Coldwater Creek