Drax Biomass Announces Projects at Event in Bastrop, Louisiana

“Drax’s decision to invest here is not only good news for our economy and our workers, but also for our timber industry and this area,” said Gov. Bobby Jindal.

On December 17, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Drax Biomass International Inc. CEO Chuck Davis traveled to Morehouse Parish, Louisiana to announce plans to build a wood pellet facility in Bastrop and a storage-and-shipping facility at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge.

Gov. Jindal and Drax Biomass CEO Chuck Davis made the announcement at the Bastrop Visitor Center. A number of area officials and community members were present for the event.

“With Louisiana’s support, we are looking forward to moving these projects through development and into construction during the first part of 2013,” said Drax Biomass CEO, Chuck Davis.