Report: Steel plant being built in St. James
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.