Boom state – Louisiana is bracing for the biggest industrial expansion in its history. We’re not ready yet … but we’re working on it.

    Last fall, Shell announced that it was thinking about building a $12.5 billion gas-to-liquids plant in Ascension Parish. The potential "win" was celebrated by state and local officials and trumpeted o…

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