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This photo taken Aug. 28, 2015 shows a membrane covering hundreds of feet of garbage and various pipes that direct leachate to a treatment plant at the Bridgeton Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo. The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, ordered surface fire prevention measures at the St. Louis-area landfill where nuclear waste was illegally dumped four decades ago. (Huy Mach/The St. Louis Post Dispatch via AP)

This photo taken Aug. 28, 2015 shows a membrane covering hundreds of feet of garbage and various pipes that direct leachate to a treatment plant at the Bridgeton Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo. The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, ordered surface fire prevention measures at the St. Louis-area landfill where nuclear waste was illegally dumped four decades ago. (Huy Mach/The St. Louis Post Dispatch via AP)

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