St. Louis approves bill targeting scrap thefts

Nov 01, 2011 | 12:56 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  scrap, ordinance, St. Louis, Dan Kweskin, Southern Metal Processing

PITTSBURGH — Scrap metal legislation that will tighten regulations for St. Louis recyclers is headed to the mayor’s desk and is expected to be signed into law.

The city’s Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to prohibit scrap sales between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., ban cash in certain transactions, prohibit the purchase of catalytic converters from individuals and require recyclers to install a reporting system.....

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