In this Nov. 4, 2010 photo, Doe Run Co.'s lead smelter is seen in Herculaneum, Mo. The company's plans to close the nation's biggest lead smelter is a relief from some who say it might ease concerns ... more 
In this Nov. 4, 2010 photo, Doe Run Co.'s lead smelter is seen in Herculaneum, Mo. The company's plans to close the nation's biggest lead smelter is a relief from some who say it might ease concerns about pollution tied to the plant. Others worry about the financial fallout from losing the plant's 270 jobs and tax revenue. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jim Suhr
Mon, Dec 13, 2010 8:24 AM EST