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Headlines - July 2, 2010

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-07-02

Duration: 00:04:23

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | Disaster response and recovery | Environment | Gulf Of Mexico | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Sand berms | SEAFOOD INDUSTRY | Food safety


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Twilley, Robert Interviewee
  • Lee, Suser Speaker


This segment from the July 2, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the ongoing BP Oil Spill. These stories include: the arrival of the Taiwan Maritime Transport Company’s massive oil skimmer known as “A Whale” in Louisiana; Governor Bobby Jindal urging the federal government to stop obstructing the state’s oil spill clean-up efforts; a visit by Vice President Joe Biden to New Orleans; Dr. Robert Twilley, the head of the state’s scientific review panel, discussing the state’s plan to build temporary sand berms; and Chef Suser Lee speaking in support of the safety of Gulf seafood. Host: Shauna Sanford