Steel is resurgent on N.O. wharves

New Orleans Times-Picayune : “Terminals at the Port of New Orleans are once again replete with imported steel, one year after President Bush rescinded steel tariffs that for 20 months kept the port’s most important import away from its docks.

From January through August, the last month for which data are available, steel shipments to the nation’s No. 2 steel port climbed about 70 percent compared with the same period last year, when steel barely trickled in. “

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