Louisiana residents claim systemic racism in petrochemical plant approvals

May 4, 2023

...The groups claimed the discriminatory approvals violate constitutional rights enacted to end slavery and discrimination, and said the approvals "have intentionally caused a conscience-shocking level of danger" to community members.

The case is Inclusive Louisiana v. St. James Parish, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, No. 2:23-cv-00987.

For the community groups: Pamela Spees of the Center for Constitutional Rights

For St. James Parish: Not yet known...

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