“Our Waterways, Like Our Communities, Are Connected”: NOLA Businesses Are Against Formosa Plastics

April 5, 2021

On April 8, the New Orleans City Council will consider Resolution 92 by Councilwomen Kristin Palmer and Cyndi Nguyen which opposes the construction of Formosa Plastics along the Mississippi River in St. James Parish.  Of course, the complex is not being built in New Orleans, it’s being constructed in St. James, so why should the […]

“No Community Is Disposable,” Activist Welcome Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act With Projections on Superdome

March 26, 2021

On Monday night, activist from the Stop Formosa Plastics Coalition projected slogans including, “#BreakFreeFromPlastic,” “No Community Is Disposable,” “Libérate del Plástico,” “Environmental Justice = No New Plastic” and a skull and crossbones onto the Superdome. They join activist groups in cities across the U.S. including Washington D.C., San Francisco, Houston, Portland, and Pittsburgh who projected […]

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