Grain Co. Sues EPA Over Permits For $3.4B Iron Plant

Law360, New York (October 18, 2012, 2:07 PM EDT) -- Zen-Noh Grain Corp. sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency again Wednesday in Louisiana federal court over a $3.4 billion iron manufacturing facility located next to Zen-Noh property, saying the agency must revoke permits issued by state regulators to which it objected.

Zen-Noh says that following the settlement of a prior lawsuit over the Nucor Corp. facility permits, EPA administrator Lisa Jackson issued an official objection to the Louisiana Department of Emissions Quality’s issuance of two permits for pig iron and direct reduced iron manufacturing units after...
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