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Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

As the site of uranium processing for the first nuclear weapons, St. Louis’s claim as the birthplace of the atomic age is more than just a historical footnote from the 1940s.

Decades later, some North County residents still feel as though they grapple with that legacy through health fears linked to West Lake Landfill and Coldwater Creek — two places where radioactive waste ended up.

Read the story at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.