The Greater New Orleans Interfaith Climate Coalition has published a declaration regarding the United Nations, Cancer Alley, and the proposed industrial plant by Formosa Plastics. Please take a moment to read it.
On March 2, 2021, a group of experts on the UN Human Rights Council issued a statement calling for a halt to further petrochemical complex development along the lower Mississippi River corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. It also
This letter was written by Barbara Washington
The article by Sen Cassidy on the Presidents designation and use of the term Cancer Alley continues to draw comments disagreeing with the comments the senator made. Initially an Advocate editorial commented and now another submission was published noting that
Rep Scalise wrote an op ed on oil and the misname of Cancer Alley which Bob Marshall disagreed with. Now the Advocate has entered the fray with an editorial that says we do indeed have a problem. Biden said “environmental
President Joe Biden’s recent utterance of “Cancer Alley” has raised the hackles of Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy. The Baton Rouge Republican said the president’s use of the term, rooted in longstanding concerns about toxic air pollution in the industrial corridor
Photo courtesy of Sierra Club In a speech this week unveiling a series of executive orders targeting climate change and industrial pollution, President Joe Biden said two words rarely uttered from such a high federal office, or even state-level ones