As Natural Resources Dwindle, Vermont's Scrap Yards Find Business Booming

Caleb Kenna/Seven Days
Seven Days | April 21, 2008
If you bring a ton of No. 1 Steel to a scrap yard today, you'll get a check for $210; last year you might have taken home only $130 for the same weight. The booming market has even spun off its own cottage industry of thieves.

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