Located 125 miles southwest of Houston, Alcoa Point Comfort Operations supplies alumina -- the compound from which aluminum is made -- to Alcoa’s global production system – the largest network of refineries and smelters in the world. Alcoa Point Comfort Operations has been a member of the Calhoun County Community since 1948 when it constructed the first aluminum production facility powered by natural gas. Since 1980, however, alumina has been Point Comfort Operation’s primary product. Alcoa Point Comfort Operations is dedicated to its role in improving the community by relentlessly pursuing its health, safety and environmental goals. Alcoa is particularly committed to improving and maintaining the environmental quality of neighboring Lavaca Bay and other vital natural resources.
Point Comfort Operations Seeks Water PermitAlcoa is in the process of registering and obtaining permits for wells it operates in Jackson County under rules established by the Texana Groundwater Conservation District.