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DEQ Ozone Monitoring (1989)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-02-03

Duration: 00:10:18

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Environmental Quality | Environment | Environmental monitoring | Air pollution | Ozone layer


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Templet, Paul Interviewee
  • Daigre, Gerry Interviewee
  • Hazlett, Jim Interviewee


This segment from the February 3, 1989, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Lormand’s report on the work of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), including the set-up of new ozone monitoring equipment near the State Capitol in Baton Rouge. He interviews DEQ Secretary Paul Templet, who discusses: the stabilization of DEQ’s budget; their increased enforcement efforts; his top priorities; and the work of the Ozone Advisory Task Force. Lormand also interviews Gerry Daigre of Dow Chemical, the chairman of the Ozone Advisory Task Force, and Jim Hazlett of DEQ.