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Air Quality News: Resident groups in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’ sue Parish Council, citing environmental racism

Three weeks ago we reported on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suing a major industrial operator for persistently polluting in an area of Louisiana known locally as Cancer Alley. Yesterday a collection of groups representing that community launched legal action against St. James Parish for decades of environmental racism and the discriminatory siting of industrial facilities in predominantly Black communities in the Parish.