Activists claim win against chemical plant at heart of Guardian's Cancer Town Series

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      Cancer Town
      By Emily Holden
      Read more at Source: The Guardian

      The Guardian’s Cancer Town series focuses on residents’ fight for clean air in a locality the EPA says has a cancer risk that is 50 times above the national average

      The Guardian’s Cancer Town series focuses on residents’ fight for clean air in a locality the EPA says has a cancer risk that is 50 times above the national average Photograph: Lauren Zanolli/The Guardian

      “My great-great-great-great grandmother came out of slavery and bought my family’s land,” said Barbara Washington, a member of the group Rise St James, whose home is near the proposed site. “Our hard work has paid off. We will not stop till all those industries who want to come in here change their plans. We are tired of being sick. We refuse to be sick any more. Don’t even try to come into St James. We will not allow it.”

      Hell, no... I'm not giving up...

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