The Louisiana Chemical Association and the Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance are sister organizations representing a unified voice of chemical manufacturers, vendors and suppliers in Louisiana. Both organizations work with local and state officials, community organizations and business interests to promote a positive climate for chemical manufacturing that insures long term economic growth.
I must say I was a bit disturbed last Friday when I read an article published in The Advocate titled Democrats in Congress want permits for big La. Plastics plant revoked.
But what I can say, unequivocally, is that the notion of industrial production creating a “cancer alley” in Louisiana is false.
The Baton Rouge Republican said the president’s use of the term, rooted in longstanding concerns about toxic air pollution in the industrial corridor between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, was an insult against Louisiana.