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The Doe Run Company produces high purity lead metal and alloys including 1-ton lead blocks, 100-pound lead ingots and 60-pound ingots, also known as pigs. Photo: doerun.com

Republican Senator Seeks Lead Processing Bill In Mo.

A Missouri Republican Senator is sponsoring a bill to develop a lead industry task force to clean up old sites and in efforts to have cleaner processing methods.

03/24/2014

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Plea in Eastern Missouri Meth Case, Murder Charge Dropped

32-year-old Robert L. Bunch of Doe Run entered the plea on Friday to a charge of attempted manufacture of meth as a prior and persistent offender. Prosecutors will seek a 24-year prison term.

06/24/2013

Doe Run lead smelter. Photo: KMOX

Herculaneum Lead Plant Will Close Next Year

The nation’s biggest lead producer says it’s now abandoning plans to build a new plant in the eastern Missouri town of Herculaneum

06/29/2012

Doe Run smelter in Herculaneum, Mo. Photo: KMOX

Doe Run, State Reach Agreement Over Lead Waste

Doe Run to pay $80,000 to state.

04/21/2012

Doe Run lead smelter. Photo: KMOX

Doe Run, State Reach Agreement Over Lead Waste

Attorney General Chris Koster says the agreement also outlines action to clean up and contain lead contamination

04/20/2012

Doe Run lead smelter. Photo: KMOX

Doe Run: Fire Caused Significant Damage at Smelter

Production of primary lead at the smelter has been suspended for four to six weeks following a fire.

03/29/2012

Doe Run lead smelter. Photo: KMOX

UPDATED: Two-Alarm Fire at Doe Run Plant

Electric transformer exploded around 4:30am, employees were evacuated.

03/20/2012

Doe Run smelter in Herculaneum, Mo. Photo: KMOX

Punitive Damages Total $320 Million in Smelter Case

Jury hearing Herculaneum, Mo. case awarded plaintiffs $38.5 million in compensatory damages on Thursday.

07/29/2011

Doe Run smelter in Herculaneum, Mo. Photo: KMOX

Doe Run Plans New Smelter

The plant would use new technology that Doe Run says would significantly reduce emissions.

05/17/2011

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Feds Investigating Explosion That Leveled Doe Run Post Office

The federal Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms agency and state fire marshal office are investigating Saturday’s blast.

04/24/2011

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