Nucor Loses Pollution Case In Feud With Neighbor Zen-Noh

Law360, Los Angeles (November 5, 2013, 7:53 PM EST) -- A Louisiana federal judge tossed steel producer Nucor Corp.'s suit accusing neighbor Zen-Noh Grain Corp. of violating air quality standards, granting summary judgment to the grain exporter on Monday because there was no expert testimony to back up Nucor's claims.

Nucor had accused Zen-Noh of exceeding federal and state air opacity and particulate matter standards, then submitted reports from environmental consultants who allegedly observed the quality violations, but Zen-Noh argued that the reports had been submitted after the deadline for expert witnesses, according to the court’s...
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