U.S. Senator, LSU researcher and Ascension Parish president delving into the “next generation of the chemical industry in Louisiana”

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GONZALES, La. (BRPROUD) – United States Senator Bill Cassidy is going to be in Ascension Parish on Thursday morning.

Senator Cassidy is joining Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment and LSU Center for Energy Studies researcher Dr. Greg Upton at the Clarion Inn and Conference Center.

At 8:30 a.m., those three men are going to speak about the “next generation of the chemical industry in Louisiana.”

Along with Cassidy, Cointment and Upton, chemical plant managers and representatives from Louisiana energy companies are expected to attend this gathering.

Senator Cassidy is expected to elaborate on the SCALE Act.

According to Senator Cassidy, “The SCALE Act would support long-term Louisiana production by developing carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) infrastructure to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.”

The Clarion Inn and Conference Center is located at 1500 LA Hwy. 30 W.

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