COMMENT: Jury still out on steel vs. aluminum environmental fight
Jun 30, 2011 | 07:00 PM
| John Ambrosia
Of all the contemporary rivalries involving the environmentpaper vs. plastic, oil vs. coal, wind vs. solarsteel vs. aluminum might end up among the most important. It certainly is emerging as one of the most hard fought in the court of public and industry opinion. Not to mention that it consistently draws response when we address the topic, as in the story on page 30.
We obviously arent going to wade into the argument over which side is correct, or even more correct, for the simple reason that not enough evidence is in and all of the goals remain unclear.
After laying out aluminums case in the February magazine, this month we put the spotlight on steel. Why do we keep addressing such a contentious and amorphous issue? Because for the overall future of the metals industry, the U.S. economy and the global environment, its good news that this battle is taking place.....
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