“They’ve bought land in St. James Parish. They said it’s either going to be St. James Parish, Louisiana, or it’s going to be Brazil. You’re talking about 1,250 jobs over three phases, average pay $75,000, $2-4 billion private capital investment, one of the largest investments in our history from the private sector at one time, and they’ve said one of their top two or three concerns is what might happen up in D.C., about what the EPA might do, what might happen with cap-and-trade.”
– Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, on the effect federal policy is having on the potential siting of a Nucor Steel plant in the state.