Official: Ebola Waste Not Ending Up In Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA (AP) — Louisiana's attorney general says two waste disposal companies have agreed not to bring ash from the incineration of a Texas Ebola victim's belongings into Louisiana.

         Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said on Friday that Veolia Environmental Services and Chemical Waste Management signed a court agreement saying they would not bring the ash into Louisiana.

         On Oct. 13 Caldwell obtained a state restraining order to stop the ash from being brought into the state.

- Sponsors -

         Caldwell said he was pleased the "agreement ends this chapter in the controversy of the transportation and disposal of Ebola waste."

Digital Sponsors / Become a Sponsor

Follow the issues, companies and people that matter most to business in New Orleans.

Email Newsletter

Sign up for our email newsletter