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$240M cut out of Doe Run verdict

Two thirds of the damages in one of the largest jury verdicts in Missouri history will have to be retried following an appellate court ruling on Tuesday. (Updated)

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Smelter closes toxic history in Herculaneum

The Dec. 31 closing of the smelter on the west bank of the Mississippi River, south of St. Louis, marks the end of an era in a region that has supplied most of the nation’s lead since the 1700s.

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Insurers hit with $9M Doe Run cleanup costs

A group of London insurers must pay Doe Run Resources $5 million for the cost of cleaning up lead contamination around six old lead milling sites in St. Francois County, plus a 10 percent statutory penalty for their refusal to pay and $3.6 million in attorney fees.

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Supreme Court, circuit judge hear arguments in Doe Run case

Lawyers in the Doe Run lead smelter case were back in court twice this week. On Tuesday, they tried to persuade St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Dennis Schaumann to rule their own way on the defendants’ post-trial motions.

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