Top 10 Cities Where Blacks Suffer From Environmental Injustice

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Baton Rouge, LA


  • MSA:  Baton Rouge, LA
  • Pounds of on-site and off-site releases (2009):  38.8 million

The 85-mile stretch of the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge to New Orleans, officially known as the Industrial Corridor, has commonly been referred to as “Cancer Alley” and the “Toxic Gumbo.”

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