Madison County Board Chairman Alan Dunstan has returned from giving more testimony to federal regulators in Washington DC about the idling of U.S. Steel's Granite City mill. Dunstan and others spoke in front of the United States International Trade Commission about the effects of the idling of the plant, and new rules in place to help the industry recover
Dunstan tells The Big Z this is just one more step in the process of addressing the problem of foreign countries dumping cheap, inferior steel into the market.
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About 2,000 men and women at the Granite City plant were put out of work with the facility's idling. Dunstan reminds it is important to realize this is about more than statistics. He says he hopes to plan a trip to the U.S. Steel headquarters in Pittsburgh sometime soon to speak with officials there about restarting operations in Granite City.