Kelly Kauffman

Kelly Kauffman

Kelly Kauffman is MuckRock’s engagement journalist, focusing on newsletters, community callouts and reporting that is supported by public involvement. Previously, she worked at the campaign finance organization OpenSecrets as their outreach and digital media manager, where she helped shed light on the role of money in U.S. politics.

Weldon Spring uranium plant contaminated Missouri lakes with radioactive waste

By: , and - October 25, 2023

Steve Allen and Eric Singsaas grew up hunting and fishing in August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area and swimming in quarries along the Missouri River in St. Charles County, never knowing they were playing near nuclear waste.  “Everything we did,” Allen said in an interview, “we did together.” Allen said he and Singsaas even attended […]