St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 25, 2005
Updates on the progress being made in addressing environmental and social issues at Doe Run Peru's La Oroya smelter and in the surrounding communities are now available on the company's Web site.
The environmental reports, located at http://www.doerun.com/uploadfile/peruprogressupdate-env.pdf, include current statistics on issues including air lead emissions, sulfur dioxide emissions and discharges into local rivers.
The reports on progress made through Doe Run Peru's social programs can be found at http://www.doerun.com/uploadfile/PeruProgressupdate-social.pdf. They include information on vocational training projects for women; health-related training; forestation efforts; upgrades of schools, public bathrooms and other facilities in La Oroya; and livestock projects.
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 America's 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, visit http://www.doerun.com.
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