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Pollution Alert System (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-11-04

Duration: 00:02:39

Subjects: Environment | Air pollution | TULANE UNIVERSITY


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • McCarthy, Dan Interviewee


This segment from the November 4, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson’s report on Tulane University researchers developing an early warning system to detect air pollution. Johnson interviews Dan McCarthy of Tulane University, who discusses how the system works.