Federal judge orders more information on Denka plant health impacts

Federal judge orders more information on Denka plant health impacts

LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) - A federal judge wants more information by Thursday on how the Denka Plant in LaPlace has impacted the health of residents.

The lawsuit is the center of a FOX 8 investigation called "Air of Uncertainty."

Some residents sued the plant and the plant's previous owner Dupont.

The Environmental Protection Agency said emissions coming from the plant puts the people who live nearby at the highest risk of developing cancer in the nation.

The judge wants additional evidence on how the plant is harming residents by Thursday.

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