NEW YORK A Louisiana district court judge is considering arguments from Nucor Corp. and a grain exporter that filed a complaint against the steelmaker.
Zen-Noh Grain Corp. filed the lawsuit, which aims to halt Nucors construction of a direct-reduced iron (DRI) facility in St. James Parish, La., earlier this year in U.S. District Court in Louisiana (amm.com, April 26).
A summary judgment is still pending between the parties after arguments were heard in September, according to court filings.
Meanwhile, Judge Sarah S. Vance is also considering a motion to dismiss a subsequent complaint filed by Nucor that claims Zen-Noh didnt obtain the proper air-quality permits for its St. James Parish operation.
Charlotte, N.C.-based Nucor filed the amended complaint against Zen-Noh Oct. 16; Zen-Nohs argument was due to be heard Dec. 5, court documents show.