photo: Kimberly Cauvel © 2020
Intalco’s closure brings pain for now — what may the future bring?
October 30, 2020
After 54 years in operation, the Intalco smelter near Ferndale this summer stopped producing aluminum, put hundreds out of work and sent shockwaves through the community. The pain cut deep but may point a way to cleaner, more competitive heavy industry.