Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Concerns Over Minority Hiring Dominate Asbestos Cleanup Meeting In North St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/concerns-over-minority-hiring-dominate-asbestos-cleanup-meeting-north-st-louis <p><strong><em>Updated after the public meeting on 4-10-2014:</em></strong></p><p>The meeting hosted Thursday night by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was supposed to focus on the first phase of the $30 million cleanup of the former Carter Carburetor plant in North St. Louis. That first phase involves <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/Carter_Carburetor_April_2014_Public_Mtg.pdf" target="_blank">removing asbestos</a> from the site's main building.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:58:44 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 35184 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Concerns Over Minority Hiring Dominate Asbestos Cleanup Meeting In North St. Louis EPA to hold community meeting to discuss Carter Carburetor cleanup http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/epa-hold-community-meeting-discuss-carter-carburetor-cleanup <p>The Environmental Protection Agency will hold <a href="http://www.epa.gov/region07/factsheets/2012/epa_3rd_roundtable_carter_carb_stl_mo.htm">another community meeting</a> on Tuesday evening, to talk about the cleanup of the former Carter Carburetor plant in north St. Louis.</p><p>This is the third community meeting the EPA has held to discuss the cleanup.</p> Mon, 20 Feb 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 3095 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org EPA to hold community meeting to discuss Carter Carburetor cleanup EPA says north St. Louis residents near Carter Carburetor plant are safe from pollutants http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/epa-says-north-st-louis-residents-near-carter-carburetor-plant-are-safe-pollutants <p>The Environmental Protection Agency says testing near the old<a href="http://www.epa.gov/region7/cleanup/carter_carburetor/index.htm"> Carter Carburetor plant</a> in north St. Louis shows offsite contamination is too low to cause health problems.</p><p>The EPA tested air, soil, and sediments in a one-block radius around the plant for PCBs, dioxins, and other industrial pollutants.</p><p> Wed, 10 Aug 2011 04:49:43 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 1836 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org EPA says north St. Louis residents near Carter Carburetor plant are safe from pollutants