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Timeline in Cascadia: January — CascadiaNow!

Jan 21, 2012· January 17, 1993 – At 12:40 p.m., demolition experts collapse the landmark American Smelter and Refining Company (ASARCO) smokestack, once the world's largest, as part of a Superfund toxic cleanup of the old copper smelter in Ruston, Washington. As many as 100,000 people gather to witness the detonation that, with one push of a plunger, sets ...

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News | U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington

The smokestack in Ruston, once the world’s biggest, has been demolished, as has the copper smelter that fed it. The smelter was owned by Asarco, a century-old mining, smelting and refining company based in Tucson, Ariz., that once was listed on the Fortune 500. Grupo Mexico bought Asarco in 1999.

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A breath of fresh air — High Country News – Know the West

DIGGING THE LAND: The Big Sky Mine, run by the world's largest coal company, Peabody Energy, stripped about 2.5 million tons of coal in 2001 a few miles north of the reservation, and shipped it by ...

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‘Job-killing regulations’ mantra and reality | The Seattle ...

The Commencement Bay smelter was old and ASARCO opened a new one in Arizona with state-of-the-art pollution controls. ... Thanks to what was once the world’s largest smokestack, the smelter’s ...

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The Center for Land Use Interpretation

The ASARCO copper smelter at Ruston, a small coastal town next to Tacoma, closed in 1985, after 80 years of operation. The closure, which included the felling of a landmark 562-foot tall smokestack, was spurred by concerns about toxic emissions of sulfur dioxide, arsenic, and lead. As part of the...

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McMurray research of Asarco El Paso TX smelter: political ...

Scroll to end: click web view. If using blog for class, or commercial use PLEASE donate. H.Mcmurray's work exposing the poisoning of 1000 square miles around El Paso by Asarco smelter through what the EPA and US DOJ said was illegal burning of massive amounts of illegal hazardous/radioactive wastes 1991 to 1998. The poisons remain.We have never been told what actinides are present from illegal ...

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Three Things Thursday – Retreading for Retirement

Jan 19, 2017· The ASARCO smokestack — once the world’s largest — is demolished at the company’s old copper smelter in Ruston, north of Tacoma, on January 17, 1993. Of course I had heard about this event before, but notice of this anniversary made me search for more information.

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ELEEMOSYNARY AND THE MEN OF TRINITY

Jul 09, 2019· The ASARCO smokestack — once the world's largest — is demolished at the company's old copper smelter in Ruston, north of Tacoma, on January 17, 1993. The eruption of Mount St. Helen’s on May 18, 1980 Popular TV in 1985

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H Paul Garland: September 2007

Sep 12, 2007· The 800-foot Asarco smokestack is a historical monument to the past. Copper smelters are not the centerpiece for modern American cities. Asarco should not be allowed to reopen because of the threat it poses to public health, its record of repeated non-compliance with state environmental statutes, and widespread public opposition, including ...

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Recasting the Smelter | Former ASARCO Smelter Site, El ...

Asarco sits on about 400 acres of prime land near Interstate 10 in a valley along the Rio Grande. “This is some of the most beautiful pieces of property between El Paso and Juárez,” a man in the audience said. An electronic poll of the audience found 68 percent would like the iconic Asarco smokestack preserved, if money was not a factor.

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Butte Montana Mining History

Doomed by bad investments, the once-mighty company was sold to Atlantic Richfield in 1977. ARCO soon closed the underground mines and by 1983 all operations had ceased. The Anaconda smelter was scrapped. Only the smokestack remains. The Butte mines and concentrator were slated for the same fate when they were purchased in 1986 by Dennis Washington.

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Photographs | Bytes and Boxes

In the background of this 1936 image of the Tahlequah ferry terminal, Vashon Island, the Asarco copper smelter smokestack in Ruston (once the world’s tallest at 571 feet) emits its notoriously toxic pollutants. The stack was demolished in 1993. (Series 375, Box 5, Folder 19)

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Pluma Fronteriza - Your Chicano Literature News ...

Nov 16, 2010· The Chicano Movement is, in fact, an effort to nationalize the second largest minority in the United States. Manifestation of this nationalization processes are now evident. This grouping of Chicanos doesn't necessarily mean we are the only ones pushing for it, or that we are the initiators. Examine, if you will any city in which Chicanos live.

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Timeline in Cascadia: January | Cascadia Underground

January 17, 1993 – At 12:40 p.m., demolition experts collapse the landmark American Smelter and Refining Company (ASARCO) smokestack, once the world’s largest, as part of a Superfund toxic cleanup of the old copper smelter in Ruston, Washington. As many as 100,000 people gather to witness the detonation that, with one push of a plunger ...

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February 2010 | Rio Grande Current

So far, we have identified some 500 entities such as yours. Some 350 on the US side and 150 on the Mexican side. We contacted you once last year and we already have you on our Rio Grande~Rio Bravo watershed Google Map at www.rgisc.org. Beginning this next week, someone from our staff will be calling you to verify your contact information.

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Asarco. Once considered the largest smokestack in the United States, Asarco’s El Paso plant was fined a decade ago by Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency. “Coal and copper mining are both a part of a much larger conversation that our communities are having bout how generations use the land we all live on.

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Seattle's Gang of Four activists join multicultural exchange to Japan on March 23-29, 1992. On March 23-29, 1992, Seattle activists Larry Gossett (b. 1945), Roberto Maestas (1938-2010), Robert "Bob" Santos (1934-2016), and Bernie Whitebear (1937-2000), known as the Gang of Four, join Childre...

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The ASARCO smokestack -- once the world's largest -- is ...

Aug 26, 2008· The ASARCO smokestack — once the world's largest — is demolished at the company's old copper smelter in Ruston, north of Tacoma, on January 17, 1993. By Margaret Riddle. Posted 8/26/2008. HistoryLink.org Essay 8744.

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Total Arsenic in Water - UW Tacoma

“The ASARCO Smokestack -- Once the World.” The ASARCO Smokestack -- Once the World's Largest -- Is Demolished at the Company's Old Copper Smelter in Ruston, North of Tacoma, on January 17, 1993., The Free Encyclopedia of Washington State History, 26 Aug. 2008,

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Smelter El Paso Texas History | Suggested Sites | History ...

The ASARCO smokestack -- once the world's largest -- is ... Posted: (2 days ago) The ASARCO plant site had nearly 100 years of history, beginning as the Ryan Smelter, a lead-refining company built by investor Dennis Ryan in 1888. Two years later it became the Tacoma Smelting and Refining Company, under the ownership of William Rust (1850-1928 ...

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McMurray research of Asarco El Paso TX smelter: political ...

Dec 31, 2009· Scroll to end: click web view. If using blog for class, or commercial use PLEASE donate. H.Mcmurray's work exposing the poisoning of 1000 square miles around El Paso by Asarco smelter through what the EPA and US DOJ said was illegal burning of massive amounts of illegal hazardous/radioactive wastes 1991 to 1998. The poisons remain.We have never been told what …

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Talk:Tacoma, Washington - Wikipedia

The ASARCO smokestack — once the world's largest — is demolished at the company's old copper smelter in Ruston, north of Tacoma, on January 17, 1993; Three decades after the Asarco smelter shutdown, its toxic legacy surprises Tacoma newcomers, 2015; Their Mines, Our Stories: Work, Environment and Justice in Asarco-Impacted Communities

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Asarco’s owner nearly got out of cleanup, some say ...

Dec 26, 2009· The smokestack in Ruston, Wash., once the world’s biggest, has been demolished, as has the copper smelter that fed it. The smelter was owned by Asarco, a …

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List of tallest chimneys - Wikipedia

Timeline of world's tallest chimney. Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, tall chimneys were built, at the beginning with bricks, and later also of concrete or steel.Although chimneys never held the absolute height record, they are among the tallest free-standing architectural structures and often hold national records (as tallest free-standing or as overall tallest structure of a ...

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Finding Refuge in El Paso The 1912 Mormon Exodus from Mexico

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It's time for another CREEPY thread. - Page 88 - AR15.COM

Nov 12, 2015· The Asarco copper smelter in El Paso was sited almost directly on the border, on a hill overlooking Border Highway in the Roadside Park area. It was built just before the turn of the century and was originally a lead smelter. A short time after World War II, Asarco switched to smelting copper and expanded into a very large facility.

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Friends of the Trees Society - Hugelkultur

Vashon/Maury Island was in the contamination plume of the ASARCO copper smelter in Tacoma. The ASARCO smokestack was once the world's largest. It was demolished in 1993. Cadmium, arsenic and lead are all involved. The south end of the island was more affected than the north end.

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Tacoma WA | Tammy's Family History

Nov 19, 2014· Built in 1917, the Tacoma Smokestack, popularly known as the ASARCO or American Smelter and Refining Company brought commerce to the city and its people. At the time, Tacoma residents recognized the smokestack as one of the largest of its kind.

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The ASARCO smokestack -- once the world's largest -- is ... Historylink.org A Key Tacoma Firm. The ASARCO plant site had nearly 100 years of history, beginning as the Ryan Smelter, a lead-refining company built by investor Dennis Ryan in 1888.

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Aug 1, 2017 - Explore Esther Esparza's board "OLD EL PASO PHOTOS" on Pinterest. See more ideas about El paso, El paso texas, Texas history.

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Asarco’s owner nearly got out of cleanup, some say ...

Dec 26, 2009· The smokestack in Ruston, Wash., once the world’s biggest, has been demolished, as has the copper smelter that fed it. The smelter was owned by Asarco…

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Pollution in paradise — High Country News – Know the West

"Hecla hasn't made a profit in seven years, and Asarco already has numerous Superfund sites," says Houston. "The price of silver is down from $6 an ounce to only $4.50 an ounce.

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The ASARCO smokestack -- once the world's largest -- is , The ASARCO plant site had nearly 100 years of history, beginning as the Ryan Smelter, a lead-refining company built by investor Dennis Ryan in 1888 Two years later it became the Tacoma Smelting and Refining Company, under the ownership of William Rust (1850-1928) who began modernizing ...

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January 2017 – Retreading for Retirement

Jan 21, 2017· The ASARCO smokestack — once the world’s largest — is demolished at the company’s old copper smelter in Ruston, north of Tacoma, on January 17, 1993. Of course I had heard about this event before, but notice of this anniversary made me search for more information.

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ASARCO Smokestack | Tammy's Family History

Nov 19, 2014· Built in 1917, the Tacoma Smokestack, popularly known as the ASARCO or American Smelter and Refining Company brought commerce to the city and its people. At the time, Tacoma residents recognized the smokestack as one of the largest of its kind.

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Case Summary: ASARCO 2009 Bankruptcy Settlement General Information on Asarco Bankruptcy and Environmental ClaimsAsarco Company InformationBankruptcy Milestones2009 Settlement Agreements with EPAContact InformationFor EPA, which is receiving approximately $1 billion for future cleanup of Superfund sites, it represents the largest bankruptcy settlement in the history of the Superfund …

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