The Race to Stop a Plastics Plant Scores a Crucial Win

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Takeaways:

  • The people of St James. Parish, Lousiana won a major court victory against a massive plastics plant.
  • Environmental organizations, lawyers at Earthjustice, a national nonprofit environmental law organization, and other community groups persuaded Louisiana’s 19th Judicial District Court to cancel 14 air pollution permits.
  • The project would’ve created the world’s largest plastic plant and added 800 tons of pollutants to the air each year.

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