Arkansas county OKs $14.5M Big River grant

Mar 27, 2013 | 01:52 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  Big River Steel, John Correnti, Mississippi County, grant, catherine ngai

NEW YORK — Mississippi County Quorum Court in Arkansas has unanimously approved a conditional $14.5-million grant for Big River Steel LLC’s proposed flat-rolled steel project, according to a court spokesman.

The money will be used to improve physical infrastructure on the property provided the construction of the $1.1-billion project in Osceola, Ark., moves forward, the spokesman said. "It will be primarily used to improve infrastructure, including a large (natural) gas line that has to run about 14 miles from a center point main line. We haven’t made (the grant) specific, but it will all be used on....

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