NNews Release 154

Department issues construction permit to Fred Weber Inc. for solid waste processing facility in St. Louis County

Volume 38-154 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Larry Archer

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MARCH 25, 2010 -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has issued a construction permit to Fred Weber Inc., for a waste processing facility to be located at 2320 Creve Coeur Mill Road in Maryland Heights.  Fred Weber Inc. will use the facility to recover recyclable materials that can then be shipped to resource recovery facilities or recycling centers.

The department reviews all applications submitted by cities, counties and private owners to ensure solid waste processing facilities are properly designed and constructed.  Other technical factors that protect Missouri’s environment are also examined.  A facility must receive an operating permit before it can accept waste.

For questions or comments regarding this permit or other solid waste management issues, please contact the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Solid Waste Management Program, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0176 or call Darrell Hartley, P.E., at 800-361-4827 or 573-751-5401.  For more information on the Department of Natural Resources' Solid Waste Management Program, visit the Web at dnr.mo.gov/env/swmp.