Court Throws Out $240M Award from Smelter LawsuitA state appeals court has thrown out $240 million in punitive damages awarded to 16 eastern Missouri residents who sued over health problems from the Herculaneum lead smelter.
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.
3 Workers Burned at Doe Run PlantThe accident happened about 6:40 a.m. Tuesday in Herculaneum. Names of the workers were not released.
Herculaneum Lead Plant Will Close Next YearThe nation's biggest lead producer says it's now abandoning plans to build a new plant in the eastern Missouri town of Herculaneum
UPDATED: Two-Alarm Fire at Doe Run PlantElectric transformer exploded around 4:30am, employees were evacuated.
Punitive Damages Total $320 Million in Smelter CaseJury hearing Herculaneum, Mo. case awarded plaintiffs $38.5 million in compensatory damages on Thursday.
Doe Run Plans New Smelter The plant would use new technology that Doe Run says would significantly reduce emissions.
Suspect Questioned for Death of Man Found Dead in CarA 21-year-old suspect is being questioned in the death of a man whose body was found along a highway in eastern Missouri.
Herculaneum man killed in parking lot crash
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