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Sherwin Alumina closure effects AP in more ways than one

The local communities will see job loses in response to the local Sherwin Alumina plant closing, but that is not the only loss. The City of Aransas Pass is in a contract agreement with San Patricio Water District and Sherwin Alumina that Aransas Pass will provide effluent water and slug to Sherwin Alumina according to City Manager Sylvia Carrillo. Now that the plant is closing Carrillo shared she’s not sure what the City will do with the effluent water and slug. “As of now, we can’t sell the water to anyone else because we’re under contract to give to it Sherwin Alumina,”  


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Aransas Pass Progress

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Aransas Pass, TX 78336

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Aransas Pass, TX 78336