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July 13, 2020

From Louisiana to Taiwan, environmental activists stand up to a major plastics company

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Formosa Plastics, a Taiwanese plastics company, intends to build a complex St. James Parish, Louisiana, a region already known as "Cancer Alley." Environmental activist Anne Rolfes faces criminal charges for a protest action she took to call attention to the company's history of harm. Produced by: Kyle Vass. Image credit: Gerald Herbert/AP.

Aired July 9, 2020

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