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Louisiana Tries To Lure Steel Plant

Executives at Nucor Corporation have said they're considering the Saint James Parish location and other foreign sites for construction of a $2 billion plant.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Governor Bobby Jindal is in South Carolina on an economic development trip, trying to lure a steelmaker to south Louisiana.

Executives at Nucor Corporation have said they're considering the Saint James Parish location and other foreign sites for construction of a $2 billion plant.

Jindal left early Wednesday and had a meeting scheduled with the firm's chief executive. He's set to return Wednesday evening.

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