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The diverse, inclusive gumbo in Southwest Louisiana includes a highly skilled workforce that is the hot sauce for success in key growth sectors.


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The diverse, inclusive gumbo in Southwest Louisiana includes a highly skilled workforce that is the hot sauce for success in key growth sectors.

Governor John Bel Edwards

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Governor John Bel Edwards articles below.


Southwest Louisiana: Where The Action Is

The diverse, inclusive gumbo in Southwest Louisiana includes a highly skilled workforce that is the hot sauce for success in key growth sectors.

BioLab Investing $170M To Rebuild Louisiana Chlorine Plant

Hurricane Laura destroyed BioLab's previous chlorine facility in 2020; new facility will retain 19 jobs and create 82 jobs in Westlake, LA.

Amazon To Create 1,000 Jobs At New Baton Rouge Robotics Facility

The company will invest $200 million in its latest robotics fulfillment center in Louisiana, scheduled to open by December 2022.

Louisiana Green Fuels Plans $700M Renewable Diesel Refinery

A sequestration feature at Louisiana Green Fuels’ plant at the Port of Columbia means it would remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it generates.

Lineage Logistics Investing $42M In Port Of New Orleans Expansion

The expansion of Lineage Logistics' Port of New Orleans cold-storage facility will create 50 new jobs and support the state's $1.6 billion poultry industry.

Arq Investing $40M In Innovative Fuel Facility In Louisiana

Energy technology company Arq will develop a new industrial facility in St. Rose, LA to produce its proprietary Arq Fuel product.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Moderna Will Invest $500M To Build mRNA Capabilities In Africa

Moderna will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jeff Finkle, IEDC

Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.

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