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Members of the Coalition against Death Alley and supporters march by petrochemcial plants in Geismar, Louisiana aon the third day of a five day march through Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley' held by the Coalition Against Death Alley after being denied permits to march over river crossings. The Coalition Against Death Alley (CADA), is a group of Louisiana-based residents and members of various local and state organizations, is calling for a stop to the construction of new petrochemical plants and the passing of stricter regulations on existing industry in the area that include the groups RISE St. James, Justice and Beyond, the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 350 New Orleans, and the Concerned Citizens of St. John. Louisiana’s Cancer Alley, an 80-mile stretch along the Mississippi River, is also known as the “Petrochemical Corridor,” where there are over 100 petrochemical plants and refineries .