Ammo Price Surge Expected as EPA Regu...

Ammo Price Surge Expected as EPA Regulations Close Lead Smelter

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Awr Hawkins

Matawan, NJ

#1 Dec 3, 2013
Ammo Price Surge Expected as EPA Regulations Close Lead Smelter

Posted By Adan On December 2, 2013 @ 12:14 pm

Awr Hawkins
Breitbart
December 2, 2013

Because of heightened EPA regulations, Doe Run Company’s Herculaneum lead smelter in Herculaneum, Missouri—the last U.S. smelter of its kind—is closing its doors on December 31, 2013.

Once this happens, the lead for traditional ammunition will have to be imported, thus driving up the price for bullets, shotgun shells, etc.

The Herculaneum smelter has been operating in the same location since 1892. And according to the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA),“it is the only smelter in the United States which can produce lead bullion from raw lead ore,” so once it closes, the only lead smelters left in the nation will be ones that recycle lead from existing items “such as lead acid batteries or spent ammunition components.”

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/...
bubba

Gurnee, IL

#2 Dec 4, 2013
We can't pass a gun control law so well close down the shmelter were bullets are made fook this gummit no wonder people blow off the handle
hands on ar

Gurnee, IL

#3 Dec 4, 2013
Why don't they crack down on cigarette companies they kill thousands of people each year and its probably more than that. Wonder how much campaign contribution money the gummit morons get from Phil morris?
ROBERT E LEE

Houston, TX

#4 Dec 4, 2013
the united nations treaty to control guns and ammo will stop the import of foreign guns and AMMO into this country-------stockpile all the ammo you can NOW.
Kill them

Matawan, NJ

#6 Dec 4, 2013
hands on ar wrote:
Why don't they crack down on cigarette companies they kill thousands of people each year and its probably more than that. Wonder how much campaign contribution money the gummit morons get from Phil morris?
Because stopping smoking won't destroy our constitution.
Kill them

Matawan, NJ

#7 Dec 4, 2013
ROBERT E LEE wrote:
the united nations treaty to control guns and ammo will stop the import of foreign guns and AMMO into this country-------stockpile all the ammo you can NOW.
What good is all the ammo if we don't have a civilian militia? Are you going to fight off 20 cops with tear gas by yourself? The NRA are cowards, you can't count on them. All they wasn't is your money to live high on the hog.
hands on ar

Gurnee, IL

#8 Dec 5, 2013
I'm gonna get all twenty of them three letters For ya. IED

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