doe run http://kbia.org en Lead mining company donates to Mo. House GOPs after override http://kbia.org/post/lead-mining-company-donates-mo-house-gops-after-override <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A&nbsp;<font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">lead</font>&nbsp;mining company has contributed $10,000 to House Republicans after legislators enacted a law shielding the company from large liability judgments in some lawsuits.</p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 13:21:15 +0000 Associated Press 41829 at http://kbia.org Lead mining company donates to Mo. House GOPs after override Doe Run Co. seeks override of punitive damage bill http://kbia.org/post/doe-run-co-seeks-override-punitive-damage-bill <p>A Missouri lead company wants lawmakers to override a veto of a bill that shields the company from large legal costs.</p><p>The Doe Run Co. contends its very future is at stake, along with hundreds of jobs.</p><p>At issue is a bill limiting punitive damages in liability cases related to old lead mining facilities. Several such lawsuits are pending against Doe Run, including one scheduled for trial in October.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:24:35 +0000 Associated Press 39043 at http://kbia.org Doe Run Co. seeks override of punitive damage bill Nixon vetoes legal shield for old lead mines http://kbia.org/post/nixon-vetoes-legal-shield-old-lead-mines <p>Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have shielded a Missouri lead mining company from punitive damages in some contamination lawsuits. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Associated Press 36985 at http://kbia.org Nixon vetoes legal shield for old lead mines Bill Sent To Mo. Gov. Nixon Would Cap Lead Contamination Punitive Damages http://kbia.org/post/bill-sent-mo-gov-nixon-would-cap-lead-contamination-punitive-damages One of two bills that would limit punitive damages in lead contamination cases is on its way to <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D).<p>The provision is designed to protect Doe Run Resources Corporation from being inundated with lawsuits. &#160;The company<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;purchased old lead mining sites in St. Thu, 16 May 2013 14:10:30 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33850 at http://kbia.org Bill Sent To Mo. Gov. Nixon Would Cap Lead Contamination Punitive Damages Former Doe Run subsidiary criticized for smelter pollution in Peru http://kbia.org/post/sister-company-missouri-lead-producer-criticized-pollution-peru <strong><em>Updated 1:20 p.m. August 1 with reopening of smelter</em></strong><p>The Doe Run Peru smelter in La Oroya, which had been clsoed due to financial and environmental compliance issues since 2009, resumed zinc processing operations over the weekend.<p>Peru&#39;s Minister of Energy and Mines, Jorge Merino Tafur, is reported to have said that lead smelting would also resume in the not too distant future. Restarting copper production would likely take longer, since that would require building a plant to control sulfuric acid emissions.<p>Doe Run Peru is owned by the Renco Group, which also owns the St. Louis-based Doe Run Resources Corporation. The metal smelting companies in Missouri and Peru have operated independently since 2007.<p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 13:08:27 +0000 editor 17907 at http://kbia.org Former Doe Run subsidiary criticized for smelter pollution in Peru