Inside one community’s battle against environmental racism

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January 13, 2019

Inside one community’s battle against environmental racism

St. James Parish in Louisiana — also known as “cancer alley” — is a textbook case of environmental racism, where toxic industry ends up near communities of color.

Inside one community's battle against environmental racism

Welcome to ‘Cancer Alley,’ a predominantly black area in Louisiana that's experiencing the dire effects of chemical pollution.

Posted by Consider It on Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Author: John Hanno

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Bogan High School. Worked in Alaska after the earthquake. Joined U.S. Army at 17. Sergeant, B Battery, 3rd Battalion, 84th Artillery, 7th Army. Member of 12 different unions, including 4 different locals of the I.B.E.W. Worked for fortune 50, 100 and 200 companies as an industrial electrician, electrical/electronic technician.

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