New Jersey Sen. Booker In St. James Parish: Corporate Polluters Attack Families, ‘steal Folks Health,’ Livelihoods
New Jersey Sen. Booker in St. James Parish: Corporate polluters attack families, ‘steal folks health,’ livelihoods
ST. JAMES — Visiting rural western St. James Parish on Monday, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey called the industrial pollution spewed on vulnerable, minority communities “absolutely violence” and “an attack on families” that is often due to “corporate villainy.”
Booker added that it is a “hateful hypocrisy” to put such high levels of pollution on poor communities like St. James and St. John the Baptist parishes.
“… it’s corporate villainy where folks are outsourcing the costs and the burdens of their economic enterprise onto others and privatizing all their profits,” Booker said at Mount Triumph Baptist Church in the …