Storm could cripple scrap flow in Southeast

Feb 12, 2014 | 02:20 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  ferrous scrap, nonferrous scrap, scrap flow, winter storm, ice storm, Newell Recycling, Metro Alloy, Schnitzer Steel Nathan Deal

NEW YORK — Scrap flow has yet to be seriously impacted by a major winter storm across much of the southeastern United States, but companies in affected areas have prepared for the worst.

The storm brought dangerous ice and snow conditions and was expected to intensify, according to the National Weather Service.

"There is no doubt that this is one of Mother Nature’s worst kinds of storms that can be inflicted on the South," Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said during a Feb. 11 news conference. He has declared a state of emergency in Georgia and has requested federal assistance.....

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