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Plaque on the road next to Dow Chemical in Morrisonville located in the stretch between Baton Rouge and New Orleans along the Mississippi River that has a large concentration of chemical plants and oil refienries that used to be referred to as the "Petrochemical Corridor" but now is know as "Cancer Alley" after numerous cases of cancer occurring in the small rural communities on both sides of the river were reported.
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Cancer Alley Louisiana
Plaque on the road next to Dow Chemical in Morrisonville  located in the stretch between Baton Rouge and New Orleans along the Mississippi River that has a large concentration of chemical plants and oil refienries that used to be referred to as the "Petrochemical Corridor" but now is  know as "Cancer Alley" after numerous cases of cancer occurring in the small rural communities on both sides of the river were reported.