DNR: No sign of leakage at Missouri waste storage site
September 8, 2017
BERGER, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources says there are no indications that any of the hazardous material in an eastern Missouri floodplain is being released to the environment.
A federal indictment alleges that nine million pounds of waste was dug up from Mississippi and illegally transported to a warehouse in rural Franklin County, near the Missouri River. The indictment names U.S. Technology Corp. of Ohio and Missouri Green Materials.
The DNR said Friday that the material is stored inside containers, and the warehouse floor is elevated four feet. The DNR says sta...