Texas Ebola waste Won’t Be disposed in Louisiana

On Friday Attorney General Buddy Caldwell declared the State of Louisiana reached an arrangement with Texas incinerator Veolia Environmental Services and Louisiana toxic waste landfill Chemical Waste Management to ensure that incinerator ash associated with the recent Dallas Ebola virus occurrence won’t be transported or disposed of in Louisiana,.

On Oct. 13 the Louisiana Attorney General’s office got a restraining order in the 19th Judicial District Court to temporarily stop the transfer of incinerated Ebola ash into Louisiana. The temporary retraining order was extended on Oct. 21 at the request of all parties, until finally arriving at today’s arrangement.

Attorney General Caldwell stated,”I’m pleased today’s arrangement ends this chapter in the controversy of the transportation and disposal of Ebola waste”