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Plaquemines Port Purchases Land for $9.5 Million - Thursday, December 26, 2013
By: Timothy Boone
       The Advocate

After 60 years of existence, the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District has finally acquired land to build a port.

The agency bought a 550-acre tract of Myrtle Grove for $9.5 million in a deal that closed last week.

The track was part of a 26-mile stretch that was once considered as the site for the massive Millennium Port, which was proposed during the administration of former Gov. Mike Foster.


 

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