Toxic towns: People of Mossville 'are like an experiment' [USA]

Author: CNN, Published on: 26 February 2010

Gather current and former Mossville, Louisiana, residents in a room and you're likely to hear a litany of health problems and a list of friends and relatives who died young...[M]any...in this predominantly African-American community...suspect the 14 chemical plants nearby have played a role...For decades, Mossville residents have complained about their health problems to industry, and to state and federal agencies. Now with a new Environmental Protection Agency administrator outspoken about her commitment to environmental justice, expectations are growing...[includes video]

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