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.