Valles Mines, Missouri, U S A
Founded in 1749 by Francois Valle years. 274 years later as The Valle Mining Company, his 4000+
acre property every year absorbs 21,000 tons of carbon dioxide and puts out 14,000 tons of oxygen, enough
to meet the needs of 63,000 people. [USDA Forest Facts]
The Revolution has Come - Fluoroboric Acid
But Where Did It Go?
In 2010 Doe Run announced it could smelt ore safely, a major breakthrough. Then... nothing happened. Headline:The
Herculaneum Smelter Reopens! NOT. This should have been a miracle. Instead, [crickets].
"... replacing traditional, high-temperature lead smelting with a proprietary hydrometallurgical process.
The results are unparalleled: greater than 98 percent metal recovery with minimal environmental impact..."
See also: Recycling Today