Louisiana’s Cancer Alley Residents Push Back Against Industrial Polluters

Published: 28/05/2017
Louisiana’s Cancer Alley Residents Push Back Against Industrial Polluters
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A group of residents in St. Gabriel, a suburb of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is no stranger to industrial pollution. The small town is on the banks of the Mississippi River in a stretch of land between New Orleans and Baton Rouge containing more than 100 petrochemical factories. To the industry, it’s known as the “Petrochemical Corridor,” but to everyone else it’s “Cancer Alley.” This fact is fueling

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