Lawsuit to stop construction of Nucor DRI facility dismissed

Dec 14, 2012 | 02:43 PM | Chris Prentice

Tags  Nucor, Zen-Noh, direct-reduced iron, DRI, steelmaking, Chris Prentice

NEW YORK — A federal judge has dismissed a complaint filed by a grain company trying to force steelmaker Nucor Corp. to stop construction on its nearby direct-reduced iron (DRI) facility in St. James Parish, La.

Judge Sarah S. Vance ruled in U.S. District Court in Louisiana that Zen-Noh Grain Corp.’s complaint, which claimed the DRI facility’s permitting process was flawed, was not "ripe for judicial review" and dismissed it without prejudice.....

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