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Do We Want Outsiders Deciding What Is Best For St. James Parish?
04/10/2021

Do We Want Outsiders Deciding What Is Best For St. James Parish?

St. James News Examiner-Enterprise Editorial

I must say I was a bit disturbed last Friday when I read an article published in The Advocate titled Democrats in Congress want permits for big La. Plastics plant revoked.

Louisiana industry: 'Cancer alley' is false description of health problems
02/25/2021

Louisiana industry: 'Cancer alley' is false description of health problems

But what I can say, unequivocally, is that the notion of industrial production creating a “cancer alley” in Louisiana is false.

'It's a slam upon our state': Sen. Bill Cassidy rebukes Joe Biden over 'Cancer Alley' remarks
02/04/2021

'It's a slam upon our state': Sen. Bill Cassidy rebukes Joe Biden over 'Cancer Alley' remarks

The Baton Rouge Republican said the president’s use of the term, rooted in longstanding concerns about toxic air pollution in the industrial corridor between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, was an insult against Louisiana.

Letters: Exemptions help Louisiana lure projects, recover and prosper
02/03/2021

Letters: Exemptions help Louisiana lure projects, recover and prosper

At this pivotal moment in history, we in Louisiana should be doing all that we can to support companies wanting to stay in and invest in Louisiana. Major companies like Exxon-Mobil, Marathon Oil and Folgers Coffee to name a few are trying to do just this.

Shintech to invest $1.3 billion for Louisiana expansion; here's how many jobs it will create
01/26/2021

Shintech to invest $1.3 billion for Louisiana expansion; here's how many jobs it will create

Shintech Louisiana LLC plans to invest another $1.3 billion to expand its manufacturing sites in Iberville and West Baton Rouge parishes.

COVID-19 Government Orders and Resources
11/08/2020

COVID-19 Government Orders and Resources

Linked below are copies of Emergency Orders related to COVID-19, the coronavirus. As new orders are released and old orders are edited and updated, we will keep you informed on this page. Thank you for your patience and understanding during these very strange times.

LCA Statement on Climate Change Task Force
11/08/2020

LCA Statement on Climate Change Task Force

LCA President & CEO Greg Bowser Statement on Governor Edward’s Climate Initiative Task Force