Big River air permit affirmed

Building of mill remains on hold

Posted: March 21, 2014 at 3:36 a.m.

Construction of the $1.1 billion steel mill near Osceola is still on hold, John Correnti (center, speaking), chief executive officer of Big River Steel, said Thursday.

Big River Steel’s plan to build a mill in Mississippi County took another step toward construction Thursday with Administrative Law Judge Charles Moulton’s affirmation of an air permit issued by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.

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