In the Face of Opposition, Nucor Expansion Fails

August 13, 2021

The Louisiana Bucket Brigade, a grassroots organization that fights for environmental justice in Louisiana, released a press statement Wednesday reporting that Nucor Steel had cancelled their planned “Pelletizer Project” – a major expansion of their facility in St. James Parish. This comes as good news to the members of the local community and environmental organizations […]

St. James Residents Fight Back Against Nucor Plant

August 3, 2021

On July 30th, the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that uses grassroots action to produce petrochemical pollution accountability, released a press statement detailing a recent proposed settlement between the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) and Nucor Steel Louisiana LLC.  The settlement finds that Nucor’s Romeville facility in St. James Parish repeatedly violated […]

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