Louisiana's Cancer Alley

Louisiana's Cancer Alley


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Louisiana Considered

Pollution impacts in Louisiana

One of the world’s largest human rights organizations has a new in-depth report on the effects of pollution in Louisiana’s chemical corridor, often referred to as “Cancer Alley.” The nearly 100-page report makes bold recommendations, calling on the state to protect residents’ health and asking federal regulators to pause operations at some facilities.

Antonia Juhasz is a senior researcher on fossil fuels for Human Rights Watch and led the investigation. She discusses the report with the Coastal Desk’s Halle Parker.

Today’s episode of Louisiana Considered was hosted by Diane Mack. Our managing producer is Alana Schreiber and our assistant producer is Aubry Procell. Our engineer is Garrett Pittman.

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