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  1. Ascension officials, landowners take first steps to open river-front land for industrial developmentRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Economic Development, Ascension Parish officials and landowners have been laying the groundwork to open a large swath of Mississippi River-front property north of Donaldsonville for a new industrial zone on the parish's west bank. J. Michael Eades, president and CEO of the Ascension Economic Development Corp., said the 15,000 to 17,000 acres of largely agricultural land is one of the largest sections of undeveloped property with navigable deepwater access remaining in Louisiana.

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  2. Video: Scene of the June 24, 2014, fatal crash on Bluff Road in Ascension ParishRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Advocate

    An Ascension Parish grand jury Friday declined to charge with negligent homicide a Prairieville woman who drove off Bluff Road in late June, killing two children who had been fishing with their father. The unanimous decision to return a no true bill came shortly after District Attorney Ricky Babin, who is the DA for Ascension, Assumption and St. James parishes, finished presenting evidence to the grand jury on Friday."

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  3. Grand jury rejects negligent homicide charge for two children run over, killed while fishingRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Advocate

    An Ascension Parish grand jury Friday declined to charge with negligent homicide a Prairieville woman who drove off Bluff Road in late June, killing two children who had been fishing with their father. The unanimous decision to return a no true bill came shortly after District Attorney Ricky Babin, who is the DA for Ascension, Assumption and St. James parishes, finished presenting evidence to the grand jury on Friday.

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  4. Lion Copolymer buying Ashlanda s elastomers businessRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    Lion Copolymer Holdings LLC, a synthetic rubber maker with a plant in Geismar, will purchase Ashland Inc.'s elastomers business based in Port Neches, Texas. The transaction is expected to be completed by Dec. 31 and is contingent on certain regulatory approvals and standard closing conditions.

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  5. Huntsman starts engineering work for Geismar expansionRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Advocate

    The company will increase the facility's production of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate by 440,000 tons. Huntsman said expanding at Geismar will allow the company to capitalize on significant advantages, including access to U.S. shale gas and a strong logistics base.

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  6. EnLink completes Plaquemine gas processing expansionRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    The EnLink Midstream companies have completed a natural-gas liquids project that includes a 100,000-barrel-per-day fractionator next to the companies' Plaquemine natural gas processing plant. The natural gas processing expansion is part of the just-completed second phase of the Cajun-Sibon natural gas liquids project.

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  7. Donaldsonville felon on probation surrenders in suspected drug dealRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Advocate

    A convicted felon who while out on probation fled a suspected drug deal earlier this month surrendered Thursday to Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies. Jyrah Bringier, 22, 128 Elizabeth St., Donaldsonville, was booked into the Ascension Parish Prison on a single count of possession of a firearm by convicted felon, deputies said in a news release Thursday.

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  8. Contract worker booked in Sept. 11 bomb threat at Ascension Parish plantRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Advocate

    Ascension Parish sheriff deputies on Tuesday arrested a contractor with a Pennsylvania-based tank company over the bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the PCS Nitrogen plant on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Terry Randal Cox II, 34, 5848 S. 3000 West, Roy, Utah, made the threat against the fertilizer and phosphate complex on River Road in Geismar from his cellphone, deputies said in a statement Wednesday.

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  9. Contract worker calls in bomb threat on Sept. 11 to Ascension Parish plantRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Advocate

    Ascension Parish sheriff deputies arrested a Utah man Tuesday in a Sept. 11 bomb threat that forced the evacuation of a chemical plant on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks.

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  10. Mark Peters bows out of Ascension Parish School Board raceRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Advocate

    Mark Peters of Gonzales, one of three candidates for the District 3 seat on the Ascension Parish School Board, announced Tuesday he is withdrawing from the race. "We were unable to reach our fundraising goal and will not continue to seek office," Peters said in a statement.

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