Unity Newspaper Volume 13 Number 6, April 16

Along the lower Mississippi

Workers, environmentalists & Black community join forces against toxics by Peter Shapiro The BASF petrochemical plant stands along the lower Mississippi River in the small, mainly African American town of Geismar, midway between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  A generation ago, this was plantation land, producing sugar cane and cotton. Today it’s a “chemical […]