An Environmental Activist-Gramma Who Fights Goliath and Wins

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Wilma Subra
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Wilma Subra, an environmental chemist and diminutive grandmother, has long challenged the corporate polluters in one of the nation's most toxic regions. She's a winner of a MacArthur 'Genius grant' working to rein in environmental degradation along Cancer Alley -- a corridor of more than 150 industrial facilities along the Mississippi, between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, which produce a quarter of the nation's petrochemicals.

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I find it sad that topics such as this are not mor... by Suzana Megles on Saturday, Aug 31, 2013 at 10:34:56 AM