SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

March 04, 2008 05:00 ET

Permits in Hand, Asarco's El Paso Copper Smelter Moves Closer to Restart, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - March 4, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- After sitting idle for more than nine years, Asarco Incorporated (Tucson, Arizona), a wholly owned subsidiary of Grupo Mexico S.A. de C.V., cleared its biggest hurdle in the planned restart of its 120,000-ton-per-year copper anodes and 347,000-ton-per-year sulfuric acid plant after receiving the needed permits from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. In mid-February 2008, a hearing was held to determine whether Texas had a legal right to deny the permit to Asarco.

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