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By AMY WOLD AND SKIP DESCANTAdvocate staff writersPublished: Jan 28, 2011 – Page: 1AComments 2Page 1 of 3 SINGLE PAGE VIEWCONVENT — Steel producer Nucor Corp. received approval Thursday for the first phase of construction for its facility in St. James Parish and plans to start construction immediately, according to the Governor’s Office.The Governor’s Office announced that the state Department of Environmental Quality issued air permits for construction and operation of the $750 million direct reduced iron facility that is expected to produce 150 jobs, with 500 jobs created during the peak of construction.According to an announcement in September, it’s possible that the facility will end up being a $3.4 billion investment in several phases of construction and could ultimately employ 1,250 people.The facility will be on a 4,000-acre parcel of land south of the Sunshine Bridge along the Mississippi River