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Testimony on the Environment (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-01-27

Duration: 00:08:26

Subjects: Environment | Environmental law | Water pollution | Coastal zone management | HAZARDOUS WASTES | PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY


  • George, Beth Host
  • Breaux, John Speaker
  • Henderson, Wallace Speaker


This segment from the January 27, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on testimony before the legislative Subcommittee on Coastal and Environmental Affairs by U.S. Representative John Breaux and Department of Natural Resources Attorney Wallace Henderson. They address the need for Louisiana to develop environmental regulations related to the permitting process for the discharge of dredged or fill materials in federal waters, the creation of a coastal zone management plan, and regulations for hazardous waste disposal related to the petrochemical industry. Host: Beth George