Air Products hires 25 lobbyists ahead of legislative session


Air Products and Chemicals Inc. hired 25 lobbyists ahead of the Louisiana Legislature’s regular session, reports WWNO. The Pennsylvania-based company and global leader in carbon capture technology hired the lobbyists as it faces a slew of bills meant to push back on its “blue hydrogen” plant proposed for Ascension Parish.

Air Products and Chemicals Inc. has active contracts with all but one of the top-tier lobby firms that works at the Louisiana Capitol, according to information provided by the Louisiana Ethics Administration. Those hired range in gender, race and political affiliation — making it likely they will have relationships with a wide swath of legislators. Read the entire story.