Documents: Hazardous waste illegally trucked to Missouri
September 6, 2017
BERGER, Mo. (AP) — Thirteen million pounds of hazardous waste has been illegally stored in a building in an eastern Missouri flood plain for nearly four years, according to federal and state documents obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch .
The newspaper reports that a federal indictment was filed this year in St. Louis against companies from Missouri and Ohio, and their officers. It alleges that 9 million pounds of the waste was first dumped in Mississippi before being dug up and illegally transported to Missouri.
A lawyer for Penny Duncan, owner of Missouri Green Materials, said Dunca...