Report: Steel plant being built in St. James

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Posted: Sep 15, 2010 10:50 AM by Russell Jones
Updated: Sep 15, 2010 11:41 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: nucor, steel, plant, announcement, grammercy, st. james, governor, jindal, wbrz

State officials are expected to announce today that a $2 billion steel plant is going to be built in St. James Parish, according to a report by WWL TV.

State Rep. Nickie Monica confirmed that Nucor Steel would be building a plant in the area that would bring 2,000 temporary jobs and 500 permanent jobs.

Gov. Bobby Jindal is scheduled to be at the announcement at 1:30 in Grammercy.

News 2 will have more on the announcement starting tonight at 4 pm.

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