alumnium http://wfpl.org en As Session Nears Close, Kentucky Legislators Grapple with Smelter Issue http://wfpl.org/post/session-nears-close-kentucky-legislators-grapple-smelter-issue <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With only two days left in this year's Kentucky General Assembly session,<a href="/post/what-will-it-take-make-western-kentucky-aluminum-smelters-profitable"> time is running out for supporters of legislation meant to keep two western Kentucky aluminum smelters</a>—which employ about 3,000 people—from closing.</span></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:55:59 +0000 Kenny Colston 4485 at http://wfpl.org As Session Nears Close, Kentucky Legislators Grapple with Smelter Issue What Will it Take to Make Western Kentucky Aluminum Smelters Profitable? http://wfpl.org/post/what-will-it-take-make-western-kentucky-aluminum-smelters-profitable <p>Over the past several months, there have been worries that two big aluminum smelters in western Kentucky will shut down. Rio Tinto-Alcan has a plant in Sebree (Webster County) and Century Aluminum has a plant in Hawesville (Hancock County).</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 1964 at http://wfpl.org What Will it Take to Make Western Kentucky Aluminum Smelters Profitable?