Ida's aftermath raises environmental fears in "Cancer Alley"

Shannon Sims

Hurricane Ida carved a path across Louisiana that cuts through a region packed with hazardous-chemical plants, raising risks of an environmental disaster along an industrial strip infamously nicknamed “Cancer Alley.” ...
“There are major petrochemical facilities, major oil facilities that are handling toxic substances,” Tony Dutzik, an associate director with the non-profit environmental research organization Frontier Group. “Many of those industrial facilities are vulnerable.”