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Jennifer Keach

Dismantling of Big Rivers bringing prime industrial site in Hancock

Earlier this year Big Rivers Electric started to dismantle the Kenneth G. Coleman power station outside of Hawesville. When the project finishes next summer, Hancock County gains a prime riverside industrial site ripe for development. “What makes it so attractive is it is basically a shovel-ready site,” Hancock County Industrial Foundation Director Mike Baker said.…

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Coleman plant to be demolished, site put up for sale

Big Rivers’ Kenneth C. Coleman power plant in Hancock County will soon be a memory, with the electric corporation planning to disassemble part of the plant to use elsewhere and demolish the rest, leaving land that could become part of future economic development. The former plant, located on 276 acres at 4982 River Road, once…

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