A fourth-generation shrimper and fisherwoman is known more for her other kind of work.

Diane Wilson started protesting the expansion of Formosa Plastics’ Point Comfort operation in 1989. “They told me to shut up and go away,” Wilson said about the Calhoun County community’s reaction to her dissent. “A few people tried to bribe me.”

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