2016-7-15 · Compiled and modified for instructional use by: Kate Darby, Western Washington University In 1887, Robert Towne built a metals smelter two and a half miles northwest of El Paso, Texas, across the river from Ciudad Juarez in Mexico and across the state border from several small towns in
2017-3-2 · Case Study 1: The El Paso Smelter. Compiled and modified for instructional use by: Kate Darby, Western Washington University. In 1887, Robert Towne built a metals smelter two and a half miles northwest of El Paso, Texas, across the river from Ciudad Juarez in Mexico and across the state border from several small towns in New Mexico.
2007-6-9 · EL PASO, Texas — The 828-foot smokestack dominates western El Paso''s skyline and, elazoned with the name Asarco, is the syol of Texas'' first smelter — built in
2017-7-7 · The collection, titled “The Historical Records of the Former ASARCO El Paso Smelter Site,” includes approximately 13,300 oversized drawings and plans, 77 ledgers and bound copies of correspondence or indexes, four framed panoramic photos, approximately 3,500 black-and-white negatives, 250 color slides, and several hundred aerial views and maps.
2007-6-15 · I am not a resident of El Paso, so I admit my vote doesn''t count. But with my relatives in EP, my fondness for visiting EP and my interests in potentially living in EP in the future, I think it is best for EP to oppose ASARCO.
2018-11-14 · ASARCO LLC (American Smelting and Refining Company) is a mining, smelting, and refining company based in Tucson, Arizona, which mines and processes primarily copper. The company is a subsidiary of Grupo México. Its three largest open-pit mines are the Mission, Silver Bell and Ray mines in Arizona. Its mines produce 350,000,000 to 400,000,000
2001-3-27 · One of the largest copper miners in the world, Phelps Dodge Corporation produces 30 percent of the copper in the United States and operates several manufacturing businesses to insulate the company from the cyclicality of copper prices.
The firm''s assets include a lead smelter at East Helena, Montana, a lead refinery at Omaha, Nebraska, a lead smelter-refiner at Glover, Missouri, a zinc refinery at Corpus Christi, Texas, a Denver, Colorado, refiner of cadmium and high purity metals, copper smelters at Hayden, Arizona and El Paso, Texas, and a copper refinery at Amarillo, Texas.
2010-2-4 · Driving through El Paso on Interstate 10, you can''t miss it: There on a bluff, a stone''s throw from the Rio Grande, the old iron and copper smelter sits like a moldering Soviet factory.
In 1929 the El Paso Evening Post described the smelter as “the largest and practically the only customs smelter of its type in the world.” “During an average year,” the Post wrote, “the El Paso smelterreceives more than 310,000 tons of copper, 30,000 tons of lead, 61,000 ounces of gold and 5,000,000 ounces of
2018-11-16 · A reopened El Paso smelter would indirectly create 1,819 additional jobs and result in an overall economic impact of nearly $1.2 billion, the UTEP study claimed. Opponents of the reopening insist that potential economic benefits must be weighed against the health and environmental costs.
2012-3-19 · The scales of contamination. To examine these issues, this work draws upon 24 semi-structured interviews with stakeholders in El Paso conducted in 2008 and 2009, as well as observations from events and public meetings, analysis of government and scientific documents and media accounts of smelter issues in Paso del Norte.
2007-6-7 · The 828-foot smokestack dominates western El Paso''s skyline and, elazoned with the name Asarco, is the syol of Texas''s first smelter _ built in 1887 and shut down in 1999 when copper
2018-11-1 · History of El Paso, Texas The Texas Revolution when Texas revolted from Mexico, which itself had recently become independent from Spain, did not involve paseños as the region was a part of Chihuahua. and the closure of the main copper smelter due to fluctuating metal prices, and excessive lead contamination found throughout many of the
Cu Smelter - Download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online. domestic copper ores. 4 Only Asarco’s El Paso Copper tailings have a much finer texture than mine wastes. miscellaneous wastes include sludges from acid plants (blowdown) and dusts from converters and
The results of this ranking show that the best performing source is the El Paso smelter (zero percent opacity) followed by, in decreasing order, the San Manual smelter (1 percent opacity), the Chino Mines smelter (3 percent), the Hidalgo smelter (5 percent), and the Hayden smelter (8 percent opacity).
In fact, Asarco El Paso refused to allow XRF technology to be tested on-site) to determine what chemicals have been left here by the nearly ten years of illegal, untracked, incineration of both military and industrial wastes for profit by Asarco El Paso.
2017-7-12 · with the Southern Pacific railroad and on east to El Paso, Texas. As demand for copper increased dramatically, Phelps Dodge built a new smelter in the area of what is now Douglas
2017-10-14 · Create One. Get the news. Owners of El Paso Chihuahuas seek soccer team, stadium The group also has looked at the former Asarco copper-smelter site just northwest of
2 the smelter in 1887.3 He owned the smelter plant in El Paso in the late 1800’s. In 1899 Henry H. Rogers wanted to capitalize on the copper industry, and merged with the Guggenheims to form a new entity called American Smelting and Refining Company.4 The corporation established other smelters throughout Mexico and in the United States.