In this Nov. 4, 2010, photo the Rev. Bob Fleiter stands outside the Catholic Church of the Assumption, near Doe Run Co.'s lead smelter in Herculaneum, Mo. The company's plans to close the nation's ... more 
In this Nov. 4, 2010, photo the Rev. Bob Fleiter stands outside the Catholic Church of the Assumption, near Doe Run Co.'s lead smelter 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 8:06 AM EST