Riverport Steel Plant Would Bring Jobs, But Nearby Residents Oppose It

WAVE 3 TV Louisville, KY

After years on the drawing board but just weeks of hearings and planning commission review, work has begun on a new steel plant in the Riverport Industrial Park

Neighbors of the soon-to-be built Maverick Steel factory that will specialize in the manufacture of conduit gathered Tuesday night at the Millcreek VFW to hear from opponents.

“They should be somewhere else besides this area,” said Mike Stansbury. “They should certainly not be backing up just a stone’s throw from a residential area, where there’s children playing and elderly folks in the neighborhood.”

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