“The security assessment and the environmental impact are two of the most important criteria for this project.  Our meeting today raised serious concerns that these elements were not properly studied. NGA-West is a facility with significant national security importance which demands more attention to detail than it has received.”

Bost told St. Louis Public Radio that he would send a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Inspector General, which looks into complaints. He said he made the decision to seek an investigation after asking Cardillo to delay his final decision.