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First ethanol shipment departs from Jefferson Energy Beaumont terminal

Green Plains Inc. and Jefferson Energy Companies, a subsidiary of Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC, recently announced that their joint venture, JGP Energy Partners, loaded its first vessel with nearly 3 million gallons of ethanol destined for Brazil. The joint venture is currently loading its second shipment of 10 million gallons of ethanol on a vessel bound for India.

Chevron Phillips donates $115K to local charities, schools for Harvey relief

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center recently received a gift of $10,000 from Chevron Phillips. These funds will support the replacement of vital environmental education materials lost as a result of flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

Restoring educational resources is crucial for Shangri La Garden’s educators to continue their environmental education efforts. Funds from Chevron Phillips will target Outpost Tour programs along Adams Bayou, Nature Discovery Center wildlife programs, and onsite curriculum-based nature education programs focused on grades K through 8.