NEW YORK A Louisiana
district court judge is considering arguments from Nucor Corp.
and a grain exporter that filed a complaint against the
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
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.