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Lawsuit: Buildout of industrial facilities in Black areas of St. James Parish is discrimination

The St. James Parish government’s long history of locating highly pollutive industrial facilities in areas of the parish home to large concentrations of Black residents constitutes discrimination, and the parish must cease the practice, residents and environmental groups argued in a lawsuit filed in federal court this week.  “We stand here today to say we […]