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‘We are asking someone to please help us,’ St. James Parish resident says

Sharon Lavigne, president of the environmental justice group Rise St. James, is pictured second-from-right in this file photo. The group is involved in an ongoing fight to keep Formosa Plastics from building a $9.4B plastic manufacturing complex in St. James Parish. (Photo courtesy Stephanie Cooper)