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Zoning maps, Corps of Engineers ruling create hurdles for grain terminal

New industrial growth in Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley' is 'environmental racism,' UN panel says

 

The Advocate  | March 3, 2021

https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/article_2f8d75d8-7c3b-11eb-b1c0-2f5a6755f02e.html

New grain terminal, 60 jobs planned in St. John Parish; some fear for their health, safety

 

Nola.com  | March 8, 2021

https://www.nola.com/news/environment/article_55818912-7dd2-11eb-8bbe-abc834345952.htm

Wallace community responds to grain elevator project

 

L'Observateur  | March 24, 2021

https://www.lobservateur.com/2021/03/24/wallace-community-responds-to-grain-elevator-project/

Residents Claim Grain Elevator would Violate Parish Zoning Ordinance

 

L'Observateur  | August 25, 2021

https://www.lobservateur.com/2021/08/25/residents-claim-grain-elevator-would-violate-parish-ordinance-greenfield-louisiana-llc-begins-outreach-initiatives/

State Agency Revokes Greenfield after Community Organization's Petition

 

L'Observateur  | September 20, 2021

https://www.lobservateur.com/2021/09/20/state-agency-revokes-greenfields-exemption-after-community-organizations-petition/

Is this Louisiana town right for a $400 million grain terminal? Some residents say no

 

nola.com  | October 16, 2021

https://www.nola.com/news/environment/article_6fd9b386-2c35-11ec-991d-135432dd1ce1.html

St. John Parish group sues to overturn 1990 zoning change for Formosa Plastics

 

nola.com  | November 9, 2021

https://www.nola.com/news/courts/article_08140c44-4196-11ec-a23a-530b9b7438c2.html

Descendants Project Sues Parish To Invalidate Zoning Ordinance That Threatens Health And Safety Of Black Historic Community – OpEd

 

eurasiareview.com  | November 9, 2021

https://www.eurasiareview.com/09112021-descendants-project-sues-parish-to-invalidate-zoning-ordinance-that-threatens-health-and-safety-of-black-historic-community-oped/?fbclid=IwAR3AZz_J0X7Mga42vdAxQeTNwWNOdSsJR_V1BrsFN9d-gKbLDXRg5eR64og

Louisiana's only museum centering the enslaved opposes $400 million grain terminal in St. John

 

nola.com  | December 6, 2021

https://www.nola.com/news/environment/article_62990db8-56b8-11ec-b820-43fc2fa8575c.html?fbclid=IwAR1OhshTN6HlS--zmPt9ds74jdtwdYEgKnmzKtnmbbVr_OXssjmjk9w_rbU

All Successes, No Matter How Small, Are Valuable – Jo and Joy Banner

 

Beat the Big Guys Podcast  | January 10, 2022

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3FgFpLpXdck9GbZxKKyLDU

Twin sisters want their parish to heal descendants of the enslaved. How? Through the land.

 

Nola.com  | January 24th, 2022

https://www.nola.com/news/article_fcd8c60e-7ace-11ec-8642-4b6412fa1a12.html?fbclid=IwAR3UtJLqYiOjuAaGNh_dC4nZmEgbJC9ZQO75ixXI8e5BgkyRAvqe9GrVmgc

SLAVERY: Reversing the vagancies of slavery through healing & restorative work.

 

the NUANCE podcast (ep.53) | February 16, 2022

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5jz7mhJXoaPs8V6owce6UM

Marathon Refinery Explosion Puts Workers, Community At Risk.

 

Healthy Gulf | February 22, 2022

https://healthygulf.org/2022/02/22/marathon-refinery-explosion-puts-workers-community-at-risk/

Millions suffering in deadly pollution ‘sacrifice zones’, warns UN expert

 

The Guardian | March 10, 2022

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/mar/10/millions-suffering-in-deadly-pollution-sacrifice-zones-warns-un-expert?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

A Fight for Home and A Community in Cancer Alley 

 

Bar\Heart Podcast (ep.4) | March 15, 2022

https://belonging.bulletin.com/473813261090210

In ‘groundbreaking’ decision, EPA to investigate 2 state agencies over discrimination claims 

 

WWNO | April 7, 2022

https://www.wwno.org/coastal-desk/2022-04-07/in-groundbreaking-decision-epa-to-investigate-2-state-agencies-over-discrimination-claims

EPA investigates Louisiana environmental, health agencies for racial discrimination in issuing air pollution permits 

 

NOLA.com | April 7, 2022

https://www.nola.com/news/environment/article_080b2ee6-b6a1-11ec-853a-47ef79c6ad53.html

Land, Health, and History: A fight for Environmental Justice and Community Legacy 

 

The Activist Files Podcast | April 21, 2022

https://soundcloud.com/activist-files-center-for-constitutional-rights/episode-49-land-health-and-history-a-fight-for-environmental-justice-and-community-legacy