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October 31, 2019
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NOLA.com: Mark Schleifstein: Louisiana is backsliding after making environmental progress. It’s troubling.

Louisiana’s 100-year romance with the petrochemical industry has come with an undeniably steep human price tag. Tens of thousands of people, living cheek-by-jowl with belching plants along the Mississippi River, are exposed to toxic chemicals at rates that are among the highest in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
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