A 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.
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.
The accident happened about 6:40 a.m. Tuesday in Herculaneum. Names of the workers were not released.
The nation’s biggest lead producer says it’s now abandoning plans to build a new plant in the eastern Missouri town of Herculaneum
Electric transformer exploded around 4:30am, employees were evacuated.
Jury hearing Herculaneum, Mo. case awarded plaintiffs $38.5 million in compensatory damages on Thursday.
The plant would use new technology that Doe Run says would significantly reduce emissions.
A 21-year-old suspect is being questioned in the death of a man whose body was found along a highway in eastern Missouri.
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A man is dead following an accident on the parking lot of Carpenter’s Hall in west St. Louis.