Carter Carburetor 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 Carter Carburetor site to get new security fencing http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/carter-carburetor-site-get-new-security-fencing <p><a href="http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/beebc0b489d357e08525735900400c2f/4a100a01369bc8dd8525794900715bf4!OpenDocument">The Environmental Protection Agency</a> is following through on its commitment to fence off the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/region07/cleanup/carter_carburetor/">former Carter Carburetor manufacturing plant</a> in north St. Louis.</p><p>The 10-acre property is contaminated with asbestos, PCBs, and other industrial pollutants.</p> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 21:29:55 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 2479 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Carter Carburetor site to get new security fencing 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 Morning headlines: Monday, August 8, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-august-8-2011 <p><strong>Mo. changes child care rules to further prevent SIDS</strong></p><p>For the first time in two decades, Missouri&#39;s child care rules have been updated.&nbsp; Effective this month, licensed child cares must put infants to sleep on their backs <em>and</em> have at least one staff member trained in first aid.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 08 Aug 2011 14:23:21 +0000 Julie Bierach, KCUR & The Associated Press 1818 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, August 8, 2011 EPA a step closer to cleaning up Carter Carburetor Superfund site in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/epa-step-closer-cleaning-carter-carburetor-superfund-site-st-louis <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="240" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2901+North+Grand,+St+Louis,+MO&amp;layer=c&amp;sll=38.656714,-90.219946&amp;cid=2583339822293004538&amp;cbp=13,299.03,,0,-10.95&amp;cbll=38.657012,-90.220642&amp;gl=us&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=2901+North+Grand,+St+Louis,+MO&amp;hnear=&amp;t=k&amp;panoid=7hm0mads_E6UxUHWuCIrpw&amp;source=embed&amp;ll=38.655857,-90.22066&amp;spn=0.004022,0.00912&amp;z=16&amp;output=svembed" width="425"></iframe><br /><small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2901+North+Grand,+St+Louis,+MO&amp;layer=c&amp;sll=38.656714,-90.219946&amp;cid=2583339822293004538&amp;cbp=13,299.03,,0,-10.95&amp;cbll=38.657012,-90.220642&amp;gl=us&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=2901+North+Grand,+St+Louis,+MO&amp;hnear=&amp;t=k&amp;panoid=7hm0mads_E6UxUHWuCIrpw&amp;source=embed&amp;ll=38.655857,-90.22066&amp;spn=0.004022,0.00912&amp;z=16" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p><em>The above map depicts Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club (right), across the street from the Carter Carburetor Superfund site, a former gasoline and diesel carburetor manufacturing plant which closed in 1984.</em></p><p><a href="http://www.epa.gov/superfund/">The Environmental Protection Agency</a> is a step closer to cleaning up a contaminated industrial property on the city&#39;s north side.</p><p>In <a href="http://www.epa.gov/region7/cleanup/carter_carburetor/pdf/carter_carburetor_enforcement_action_memo_03_30_2011.pdf">a memorandum signed today</a>, the EPA spells out the steps it will take to clean up <a href="http://www.epa.gov/region7/cleanup/carter_carburetor/index.htm">the Carter Carburetor Superfund site</a>.</p><p> Wed, 30 Mar 2011 22:05:50 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 841 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Coalition asking EPA for more time to evaluate cleanup options for Carter Carburetor Superfund Site http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/coalition-asking-epa-more-time-evaluate-cleanup-options-carter-carburetor-superfund-site <p><iframe marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2901+North+Grand,+St+Louis,+MO&amp;layer=c&amp;sll=38.656714,-90.219946&amp;cid=2583339822293004538&amp;cbp=13,299.03,,0,-10.95&amp;cbll=38.657012,-90.220642&amp;gl=us&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=2901+North+Grand,+St+Louis,+MO&amp;hnear=&amp;ll=38.656714,-90.219946&amp;spn=0.006295,0.006295&amp;t=k&amp;panoid=7hm0mads_E6UxUHWuCIrpw&amp;source=embed&amp;output=svembed" width="425" frameborder="0" height="350" scrolling="no"></iframe><br> <small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2901+North+Grand,+St+Louis,+MO&amp;layer=c&amp;sll=38.656714,-90.219946&amp;cid=2583339822293004538&amp;cbp=13,299.03,,0,-10.95&amp;cbll=38.657012,-90.220642&amp;gl=us&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=2901+North+Grand,+St+Louis,+MO&amp;hnear=&amp;ll=38.656714,-90.219946&amp;spn=0.006295,0.006295&amp;t=k&amp;panoid=7hm0mads_E6UxUHWuCIrpw&amp;source=embed" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p><em>The above map depicts Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club (right), across the street from the Carter Carburetor Superfund Site, a former gasoline and diesel carburetor manufacturing plant which closed in 1984.</em></p><p>A coalition of St. Louis City residents is asking the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/">Environmental Protection Agency</a> for more time to evaluate cleanup options for the Carter Carburetor Superfund Site on the city's north side.</p><p>The former gasoline and diesel carburetor manufacturing plant once owned by<a href="http://www.acfindustries.com/"> ACF Industries</a> has dangerous levels of several toxic contaminants, including PCBs and asbestos.</p><p> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 22:41:48 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 426 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org