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Sharon Lavinge and others at the approach to the Sunshine Bridge in St. James Louisaina on the third day of a five day march through Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley' held by the Coalition Against Death Alley. The Coalition Against Death Alley (CADA), is a group of Louisiana-based residents and members of various local and state organizations, is calling for a stop to the construction of new petrochemical plants and the passing of stricter regulations on existing industry in the area that include the groups RISE St. James, Justice and Beyond, the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 350 New Orleans, and the Concerned Citizens of St. John Louisiana’s Cancer Alley, an 80-mile stretch along the Mississippi River, is also known as the “Petrochemical Corridor,” where there are over 100 petrochemical plants and refineries . The Coalition was denied a permit to march over the Sunshine Bridge and the I-10 Bridge.
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Sharon Lavinge and others at the approach to the Sunshine Bridge in St. James Louisaina on the third day of a five day march through Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley' held by the Coalition Against Death Alley. The Coalition Against Death Alley (CADA), is a group of Louisiana-based residents and members of various local and state organizations, is calling for a stop to the construction of new petrochemical plants and the passing of stricter regulations on existing industry in the area that include the groups RISE St. James, Justice and Beyond, the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 350 New Orleans, and the Concerned Citizens of St. John  Louisiana’s Cancer Alley, an 80-mile stretch along the Mississippi River, is also known as the “Petrochemical Corridor,” where there are over 100 petrochemical plants and refineries . The Coalition was denied a permit to march over the Sunshine Bridge and the I-10 Bridge.