St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 24, 2005
Barbara Shepard, The Doe Run CompanyÂs vice president of human resources and community relations, has released the following statement regarding the companyÂs ongoing environmental efforts at the Rivermines Superfund site in St. Francois County, Missouri.
"Doe Run will undertake reclamation work at the Rivermines site, including reshaping the main chat pile; re-grading, adding soil cover and seeding the tailings area; excavating and beautifying the site; and working with the City of Park Hills to monitor public access. WeÂre eager to proceed with the projects, several of which we have already started. Doe Run is committed to working with our local communities on these efforts, and we will update residents on the progress. For instance, we have partnered with the Old Lead Belt Materials, a local company that uses chat for asphalt and road applications, so that it can continue to operate on the siteÂa positive for all involved."
The Doe Run Company, along with its subsidiaries, is a privately held natural resource company focused on environmentally sound mineral production, recycling and metals fabrication. Based in St. Louis, the company and its subsidiaries serve as North AmericaÂs largest integrated lead producer and third-largest total lead producer worldwide, employing more than 4,000 people. The company and its employees are committed to keeping its operations and communities clean and safe while producing essential raw materials Â lead, zinc, copper, gold and silver Â that are needed for everyday life. Doe Run and its subsidiaries have U.S. operations in Missouri, Washington and Arizona, and South American operations in Peru. For more information about Doe Run, visit http://www.doerun.com.
Tammy Stankey or Christi Dixon
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