EPA To Use Sonic Drilling Equipment At Bridgeton Landfill

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will begin drilling up to 80 feet with sonic drilling equipment next week as part of a new round of testing at the West Lake Landfill Superfund site in Bridgeton.

The drilling will bring dirt to the surface and will help “locate radiologically-impacted material” that might be present between the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill and West Lake Landfill. The EPA is overseeing the trench that Republic Services Inc., owner of the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, is building to keep smoldering underground waste fire away from the West Lake Landfill.

Read more at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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