Clean aluminum

Clean aluminum

The first new US aluminum plant in decades plans big emissions cuts

Century Aluminum Company hopes half a billion dollars in federal funding will help it revive a dying industry — and make it less polluting.

By Maddie Stone  . 

A plant worker uses a crane to lift a cask of molten aluminum along a potline at Century Aluminum Company's Hawesville plant
(Luke Sharrett/The Washington Post/Getty Images)