Anaconda: The smelter shuts down, and so does the town

 

Citing antiquated equipment, pollution control problems and foreign competition, Atlantic Richfield Co. announced recently that it will not reopen its Anaconda, Montana, copper smelter, which employs nearly 1,000 people. Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/12.22/download-entire-issue