BJ 08-111

Bond Allocation LPFA Air Products and Chemical-Steam Methane Reformer Baton Rouge Project

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Tax Reform Act of 1986 and Act 51 of the 1986 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, Executive Order No. BJ 2008-47 was issued to establish: (1) a method for allocating bonds subject to private activity bond volume limits, including the method of allocating bonds subject to the private activity bond volume limits for the calendar year of 2008 (hereafter “the 2008 Ceiling”); (2) the procedure for obtaining an allocation of bonds under the 2008 Ceiling; and (3) a system of central record keeping for such allocations; and

WHEREAS, the LPFA has requested an allocation from the 2008 Ceiling to provide a solid waste disposal, recycling, resource recovery or industrial and sewage and wastewater Tx facility in East Baton Rouge Parish in the state of Louisiana, in accordance with the provisions of Section 146 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended;

NOW THEREFORE, I, BOBBY JINDAL, Governor of the state of Louisiana, by virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution and the laws of the state of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:

SECTION 1: The bond issue, as described in this Section, shall be and is hereby granted an allocation from the 2008 Ceiling in the amount shown:

Amount of Allocation

Name of Issuer

Name of Project



Air Products and Chemicals-Steam Methane Reformer Baton Rouge Project

SECTION 2: The allocation granted herein shall be used only for the bond issue described in Section 1 and for the general purpose set forth in the “Application for Allocation of a Portion of the State of Louisiana’s Private Activity Bond Ceiling” submitted in connection with the bond issue described in Section 1.

SECTION 3: The allocation granted herein shall be valid and in full force and effect through December 31, 2008, provided that such bonds are delivered to the initial purchasers thereof on or before December 23, 2008.

SECTION 4 This Order is effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand officially and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 25th day of November 2008.

Bobby Jindal

Jay Dardenne
Secretary of State