coldwater creek

Science and Technology
7:54 am
Thu July 17, 2014

St. Louis officials will launch investigation into Coldwater Creek cancer claims

An online survey has collected 1,242 reports of cancer from current and former residents of the neighborhoods around Coldwater Creek in North St. Louis County.
Credit Credit Via Coldwater Creek Facts PowerPoint presentation.

St. Louis County health officials say they will hire researchers to study illness rates among residents near a creek that was contaminated decades ago by nuclear waste.

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Science, Health and Technology
9:28 am
Fri January 17, 2014

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

An online survey has collected 1,242 reports of cancer from current and former residents of the neighborhoods around Coldwater Creek in North St. Louis County.

Originally published on Thu January 16, 2014 11:05 pm

New data are adding to concerns that exposure to radioactive waste in Coldwater Creek could be causing cancers and other health problems.

Nuclear waste generated by the Mallinckrodt Company was dumped in North St. Louis County after World War II, contaminating the creek and surrounding areas.

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