St. James Parish Lands Largest Industrial Project In Louisiana’s History

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By Pam Folse Staff Writer


Gov. John Bel-Edwards was in St. James Parish Monday, April 23rd, to announce that the west bank of St. James Parish has been chosen as the site of a multi-billion-dollar chemical plant. The governor joined Formosa Petrochemical Corp. President Mihn Tsao and Chief Executive Officer Keh-Yen Lin in announcing the purchase of a 2,400- acre unpopulated site just downriver from the Sunshine Bridge, extending from the Arthur Schexnayder home south to the Welcome water tower, as the location of their $9.4 billion chemical manufacturing complex


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