aluminum http://wkms.org en Coalition Forms to Oppose Electricity Rate Increase in Western Kentucky from Smelter Deal http://wkms.org/post/coalition-forms-oppose-electricity-rate-increase-western-kentucky-smelter-deal <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">A coalition of western Kentucky businesses and residents has formed in hopes of minimizing the fallout of an electricity rates deal between Big Rivers Electric Co-Op and western Kentucky aluminum smelters. Fri, 17 May 2013 16:24:59 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 31685 at http://wkms.org Coalition Forms to Oppose Electricity Rate Increase in Western Kentucky from Smelter Deal W. Ky. Aluminum Smelter Could Close http://wkms.org/post/w-ky-aluminum-smelter-could-close <p>Nearly 700 employees at an aluminum smelter in Hawesville may lose their jobs because the power costs to operate the plant are too high. Century Aluminum Company says it gave a 12-month notice Monday to terminate its power contract with Big Rivers Electric Corp. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 19:55:56 +0000 Angela Hatton & The Associated Press 21031 at http://wkms.org W. Ky. Aluminum Smelter Could Close