Trufant-Salvant casts lone vote against IGP rezone

By Jason Browne

IGP’s proposed methanol plant cleared another hurdle Nov. 9 as the Plaquemines Parish Council voted 8-1 in favor of a zoning change for the facility.

Despite the opposition of District 7 council member Audrey Trufant-Salvant and pleas from nearby homeowners to reconsider, the council approved a zoning change from flood plain to heavy industrial on two tracts of land adjacent to Kinder Morgan’s International Marine Terminals coal terminal near Myrtle Grove. IGP is currently in the permitting process for its $2.8 billion plant and has announced its intention to purchase the land from Kinder Morgan.

 

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