Fowl Odor in Exeter is Gone

1 decade 3 years 8 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
It's been trucked from the Eski-mo Packing Plant in Exeter to a landfill -- the mayor says the smell is still noticeable but not as bad as it was. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources declared a hazardous substance emergency and gave owners until five o'clock Saturday to have the plant cleaned up. Workers wearing respirators and using front-loaders loaded the meat into five trailers and the last load was gone by late Saturday. A DNR official said some of the meat dated back to 1999. The owner of the plant blamed his insurer for the problem, saying it denied a claim he made for a compressor that was knocked out by lightning.

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