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Reports suggest radiation at Bridgeton landfill has moved offsite

Radiation from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton has spread to neighboring properties. That's according to reports released on Thursday by Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster. The reports also suggest the underground fire at the neighboring Bridgeton Landfill is moving in the direction of the radioactive waste.

Landfill owner Republic Services maintains that the situation is under control and that the subsurface chemical reaction is headed south, away from the known area of nuclear contamination.

According to a press release from the attorney general's office, Koster gathered the nine reports in support of an ongoing lawsuit the state filed against Republic Services in 2013, for alleged environmental violations at the landfill.

http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/reports-suggest-radiation-bridgeton-landfill-has-moved-offsite#stream/0

Daily Holidays - September 3

National Welsh Rarebit Day Famous all over Europe, Welsh Rarebit is a distant cousin to cheese on toast, made with a cheese and ale sauce, and Welsh Rarebit Day celebrates this famous dish. Nobody’s quite sure of the origin of the name, but it’s generally believed to be a jest at the expense of the early poor of Wales, who may largely have subsisted on rabbit and ale (though how this relates back to cheese on toast, we’re not sure). https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/welsh-rarebit-day/

Skyscraper Day The construction of tall buildings has become so commonplace in cities around the globe that the general public gives little thought to the visionaries responsible for creating a city’s unique skyline. Skyscraper day provides the opportunity to learn more about the architects who commit a dream to paper and the construction crews that make it reality.

Whoever it was that first considered placing dwellings on top of each other instead of side-by-side would be astounded at how modern buildings literally seem to touch the sky. What they may also find interesting is the status that is often attached to living or working at the highest level. Although this analogy is obvious there is another to be drawn from the consequences of a power failure. These are just a few aspects to ponder on a day that is set aside to reflect on man’s apparent conquest of upper space. https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/skyscraper-day/

U.S. Bowling League Day League bowling was established soon after modern type bowling was created and organized in New York City in 1895. Leagues are set up of male-only, female-only or mixed, typically consisting of three to five players.Weekly league bowling is a great social outing as well as great physical activity. http://nationaldaycalendar.com/latest-posts/

http://www.famousbirthdays.com/september3.html

Daily Holidays - September 2

National Blueberry Popsicle Day National Blueberry Popsicle Day is observed annually on September 2nd.. Whether you decide to purchase a box of blueberry-flavored Popsicles or make your own, the staff for National Calendar Day is certain that it will be a tasty treat!

Popsicles were invented in 1905 by an 11-year old boy named Frank Epperson. One day he left a glass of a fruit-flavored drink with a stirring stick on his porch. When he woke the next morning, it was the drink was frozen–hence the beginning of the Popsicle! http://nationaldaycalendar.com/latest-posts/

http://www.famousbirthdays.com/september2.html

Daily Holidays - September 1

Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day Happy Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day! If this is your field, then chances are you don’t feel the love every day, so live it up! Celebrate with a department lunch (that way you know you’ll be surrounded by like-minded people) or perhaps wear a smiley badge on all inspections you conduct today. If you don’t work in Building and Code, then today’s an opportunity to show your appreciation to those often overlooked people who ensure your building safety. Consider sending a box of chocolates and a note of thanks to the company or individual who performed your inspection to show you value their work, or at the very least, don’t be grumpy with your inspector today.

Since the origin of Building & Code Staff Day is unclear, it may well be a cry for recognition from within the industry itself – all the more reason to show your support! https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/building-and-code-staff-appreciation-day/

Calendar Adjustment Day Following the British Calendar Act of 1751, Britain adopted the Gregorian Calendar in 1752. However, the current Julian calendar system required them to drop eleven days in order to sync themselves with the proposed Gregorian Calendar. So, on the evening of 2nd September 1752, the population of Britain and its American colonies went to sleep and awoke the next morning to 14th September 1752.

The changeover is also responsible for New Year’s Day being celebrated on 1st January, as before then it had been celebrated on 26th March.

As a result of Calendar Adjustment Day, there was rioting on the streets by those who felt cheated, and demanded the eleven days back! https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/calendar-adjustment-day/

Emma M. Nutt Day Emma N Nutt was the first professional female telephone operator, and worked in this role for 33 years. Emma M Nutt Day commemorates her, and the historically important role of telephone operators. https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/emma-m-nutt-day/

National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day September is filled with many reasons to celebrate and some of the celebrations have “no rhyme or reason”.

Actually, National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day, which is observed annually on September 1, is celebrating words in the English language, which do not rhyme with any other words. These are words that poets try to avoid using at the end of a sentence.

For example, they are words such as: Orange or Month http://nationaldaycalendar.com/latest-posts/

http://www.famousbirthdays.com/september1.html
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