DNR Holds Meetings on Restoring SW Mo. Resources
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - State and federal agencies are planning a series of public meetings on plans for restoring southwest Missouri resources that have been contaminated with hazardous substances. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service said in a release they have developed a regional restoration plan for the polluted resources and will seek public comment at meetings this month. One meeting was held Wednesday in Joplin. Other meetings are scheduled Thursday in Neosho and Monday in Springfield. Officials will explain the Draft Springfield Plateau Regional Restoration Plan at the meetings and take public comment.