May 7, 2010 9:58 AM by Sharlee Jacobs
COVINGTON, La. (AP) - A company that wants to build a natural
sewage-treatment plant in Hickory in St. Tammany Parish has
abandoned its plans.
St. Tammany's Zoning Commission denied a request last month from
Bioregen Systems LLC for a zoning change to accommodate the plant.
An appeal to the Parish Council had been planned Thursday. But The
Times-Picayune reports that Bioregen's attorney informed the
council that the company had withdrawn its appeal and will look for
another site in the parish.
Bioregen incorporates reed beds, hyacinth ponds, constructed
wetlands and sand filters to clean residential septic waste and