In response to a public records request, KMOX News has obtained letters the EPA and Missouri DNR sent to the city of St. Louis–last month–both saying they see no human health risk at the NGA site.
In the News
The houses are down and a fence is up, separating the now-cleared land from the rest of the neighborhood. On that fencing, signs announce the expected arrival of a high-tech government intelligence agency.
The construction of Next NGA West is among the many good things happening in the city of St. Louis, says Mayor Lyda Krewson.
From nearly any point on the NGA’s south St. Louis campus, we can see the Gateway Arch — that iconic symbol of Thomas Jefferson’s vision and St. Louis’ role in the westward expansion of our country. As current geographic professionals, that arch is a constant reminder of the intrepid spirit of Lewis and Clark.
The message seemed counterintuitive for an event focused on cybersecurity, but one of the country’s most important intelligence agencies wants to make it easier to get inside its building and access its networks.
City officials touted the jobs and educational opportunities the new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency facility will bring to north St. Louis at an open house Wednesday night for area residents who want to know about development plans.
The head of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency said Wednesday there will be hundreds of new jobs when the new NGA facility opens in North St. Louis.
Next NGA West Program Director Susan Pollmann and Saint Louis Development Corporation Otis Williams were on Fox 2 News today.
The site of the new National Geospatial Intelligence Agency in north St. Louis City is one step closer to completion.
The St. Louis Development Corporation continues to perform all the necessary site preparation for the future location of Next NGA West. Aerial video taken January 9, 2018.
Next NGA West construction site update. The site is 75% remediated and the grading work is 40% completed.
NGA in the Community
NGA has been a proud member of the St. Louis community for more than 70 years. The agency continues its commitment to be a positive dynamic force in the region through partnerships with:
St. Louis-area Schools
On average, NGA employees volunteer approximately 500 hours of service annually to St. Louis-area schools and educational events through NGA’s Partners in Education (PIE) program, which connects NGA employees to local schools to serve as tutors, mentors and science educators. Visit NGA's PIE program page for more information.
St. Louis-area Colleges and Research Institutes
NGA scientists work closely with local scientists through special collaborative research relationships with Saint Louis University, the University of Missouri –Columbia and the Boeing Company to advance science and technology.
NGA also works with several St. Louis-area colleges to identify potential future employees. NGA actively recruits at the University of Missouri St. Louis, Saint Louis University and Washington University.
St. Louis-area Businesses
NGA works with companies such as ESRI, Leidos and Harris, who maintain a presence in the St. Louis area.
Older publications related to the Next NGA West project are available in the Archive section.Archive