Home / Health and Science / Life in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley

Life in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley

By

The Leblanc’s spent their life savings on their dream home.  It was built on sprawling land between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, home to more than 140 chemical plants. WUFT’s Meredith Sheldon reports the Leblanc’s way of life forever changed after discovering this region has the country’s highest rate of developing cancer from air toxins.

About Meredith Sheldon

Meredith is a reporter who can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

Check Also

Fundraisers, Grants, And A Plea To Gainesville’s Mayor Haven’t Yet Saved Florida’s Only Peer Respite Organization

The Gainesville Peer Respite’s Serenoa House at 728 E. University Ave. is situated in the historic district of downtown Gainesville.