Why do people fight the Formosa plastic plant?
An environmental group is demanding that the EPA take emergency actions to reduce chloroprene emissions at the Denka Performance Elastomer manufacturing plant in LaPlace
More symbolic than effective, the New Orleans City Council yest said no to the Formosa plant. The New Orleans City Council expressed unanimous opposition Thursday to the planned Formosa Plastics plant in St. James Parish, raising concerns about how the
Cedric Richmond was not a spokesman for the environment. That will change regardless of who succeeds him in the House of Representatives. Over the past decade, environment activists in Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional District grew used to Rep. Cedric Richmond’s silence
Another Advocate editorial supporting economics only. Pity poor St. James Parish, in the crosshairs of a powerful member of Congress who is not from Louisiana and seems to care little for the economic and social benefits of a major new
President Biden favors climate change and industry groups are standing up as opponents are getting a new breath. Biden referred to river parishes in between Baton Rouge and New Orleans as “Cancer Alley” as he rolled out new orders addressing