Workers start aluminum smelter pots on potline B at the Alcoa Intalco aluminum smelter west of Ferndale on Feb. 15, 2011. Though operations at the smelter are scheduled to be curtailed at the end of June 2016, an Alcoa official said recent drops in power prices could lead to the smelter remaining open.
Workers start aluminum smelter pots on potline B at the Alcoa Intalco aluminum smelter west of Ferndale on Feb. 15, 2011. Though operations at the smelter are scheduled to be curtailed at the end of June 2016, an Alcoa official said recent drops in power prices could lead to the smelter remaining open. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com
Workers start aluminum smelter pots on potline B at the Alcoa Intalco aluminum smelter west of Ferndale on Feb. 15, 2011. Though operations at the smelter are scheduled to be curtailed at the end of June 2016, an Alcoa official said recent drops in power prices could lead to the smelter remaining open. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com

Alcoa official: Cheap power could keep Ferndale smelter open

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