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He’s a Gulf War vet who stepped up during Katrina. Now he’s an environmental crusader

Lt Gen Russel Honoré retired in 2008 and while he’s traded in his fatigues, he’s still applying his trademark straightforward approach in a battle to save American lives. Today he commands what he’s named the “Green Army” against toxic pollution, “one of our nation’s deadliest enemies”, in communities up and down Louisiana’s “Cancer Alley” corridor – the area between New Orleans and Baton Rouge littered with pollution from petrochemical plants.  “When I came home,” said Honoré, “I saw multinational corporations doing things that were clearly making people sick – poisoning the water, poisoning in the air, and acting with impunity.” It was another bad plan, and Honoré wasn’t going to stand for it.  Read more....

 

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