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2014-08-11 16:22:12

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Teamsters Union along with other groups will hold a public teach-in about the threats of the West Lake Landfill Superfund site in Bridgeton, Mo. They will call on Republic Services Inc. [NYSE: RSG], Bill and Melinda Gates, elected officials and the Environmental Protection Agency to protect the health and safety of the Bridgeton community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO...

2014-04-29 16:23:46

Liabilities Mount for Republic/Allied as Landfill Fires Require Remediation ATLANTA, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Teamsters and community members protested Republic Services, Inc. [NYSE: RSG] at WASTE EXPO 2014 at the Atlanta Convention Center. The protesters held banners that read "Republic Services: Toxic For Our Communities" as they called on Republic to protect the health and safety of its workers and communities. The protesters had also distributed leaflets...

2013-03-27 23:01:04

Smells resulting from smoldering below landfill´s surface raise concerns among residents. Simmons Browder Gianaris Angelides & Barnerd LLC file lawsuit on behalf residents allegedly affected by the smells. Clayton, MO (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 The Simmons Firm, a national litigation firm known for handling complex toxic exposure cases with offices in Clayton, Mo., and Alton, Ill., filed suit March 19 on behalf of residents living near the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill against Republic...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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