Port Authority to Vote on Bayou Casotte Channel Study

The Mississippi Press reports that the commissioners of the Jackson County Port Authority are expected to approve a study as part of a proposal to widen the Bayou Casotte channel to better accommodate certain types of vessels, including vessels transporting LNG to the Gulf LNG terminal currently under construction. The study of the economic and environmental impacts of widening the channel is expected to take up to three years and cost $4 million, paid for by local businesses including Angola LNG Supply Services.

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