Environmental Justice

Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’ highlighted at congressional forum as an example of...

WASHINGTON —Louisiana activists are calling on Congress to bolster environmental justice protections at the federal level, in advance of a key vote in Congress...

A burning chemical plant may be just the tip of Hurricane...

By John Pardue, Louisiana State University Hurricane Laura plowed through the heart of Louisiana’s oil and chemical industries as a powerful Category 4 storm,...

Rise St. James fights Formosa, but elected officials don’t

The people in St. James Parish who are fighting against the planned construction of a $9.4 billion manufacturing complex planned by Formosa Plastics have...

Formosa agrees to defer major St. James Parish construction until February

Formosa Plastics will not proceed with any major construction on a $9.4 billion plastics manufacturing complex it plans for the west bank of St....

How many burial sites are on the land where Formosa Plastics...

Rise St. James and Formosa Plastics don’t agree about what’s going to happen in the future.  The environmental justice group says air, water and...

Rise St. James files injunction seeking to halt construction of $9.4B...

Rise St. James, a faith-based environmental justice group in St. James Parish took its fight against Formosa Plastics to Washington Tuesday by asking a...

Louisiana Bucket Brigade leaders say their arrests for terrorism is payback

Two women from the Louisiana Bucket Brigade were arrested on charges related to terrorism Thursday, six months after they left a box of plastic...

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