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Ascension considers getting into gas and water business
Ascension Parish government officials, already trying to pull together the early pieces of a parishwide sewer system, also have been investigating the possibility of getting into the natural gas and water business.
Fri May 17, 2013
Fitch Affirms Westlake's IDR at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable
Westlake's operations, which benefit from low-cost ethane based feedstock ethylene production, are generating historic highs in operating income and cash profits.
Wed May 15, 2013
4 contractors injured in accident a BASF plant
BASF personnel will conduct an investigation to determine what led to the injury of 4 contractors doing routine maintenance at the company's Ascension Parish plant.
Mon May 13, 2013
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Workers injured at BASF plant
Four contract employees were injured in an electrical incident at the BASF plant Monday morning.
Idled Louisiana Biodiesel Plant Could Be Re-Opened
The Dynamic Fuels renewable diesel plant in Geismar, La., idled late last year, soon could be reopened.
Wed May 08, 2013
The City Wire
Tyson to restart bio-fuel plant by July
Tyson Foods said on Monday it's renewable fuel plant in Geismar, La. has sat idle for the past six months.
Fri May 03, 2013
Some work halted when tremors hit Assumption sinkhole
Another moderate increase in tremors near the Assumption Parish sinkhole has prevented work on the 15.1-acre swampland hole since Wednesday, parish officials said Friday.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Methanex Moving 2nd Plant From Chile To Louisiana
Gov. Bobby Jindal and Methanex Vice President Gary Rowan announced the plans Thursday in Ascension Parish, saying the move will add 35 jobs to 130 expected when the first plant opens late next year in the Geismar community, about 20 miles from Baton Rouge.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Methanex to move second plant to Ascension Parish
Another big announcement for Ascension Parish. Methanex corporation plans to relocate its methane plant from its site in Chile to Geismar.
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A second plant that Methanex is relocating from Chile to Geismar will employ 35 people and result in 207 indirect jobs.
Thu Apr 18, 2013
Around Ascension for April 19, 2013
The event, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, includes a car show, 5 p.m. performance by the East Ascension High School jazz band and an opening ceremony at 6 p.m. The Galvez-Lake Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an open house Saturday at its station, 16288 Joe Sevario Road, Prairieville.