Photo: Jennifer SilverbergWarnings outside the Doe Run smelter in Herculaneum.‚ÄčA trial lasting three months wrapped up today in St. Louis Circuit Court with a jury awarding 16 plaintiffs $38.5 million in compensatory damages for lead poisoning they sustained living next to a Herculaneum smelter. M ... More >>
The rideís been bumpy, but Pete Rahn has made quite an impression since taking over at the reins at the Missouri Department of Transportation.
Doe Run's owner has done this before -- and that has regulators braced for trouble
John Chamis and other residents of lead-contaminated Herculaneum are tired of getting jerked around by regulators and by Doe Run. They're demanding answers -- and results.