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DNR Sec. Scott Angelle Interview (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-03-04

Duration: 00:07:20

Subjects: Angelle, Scott | Louisiana. Department of Natural Resources | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Offshore oil well drilling | OIL INDUSTRY


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Angelle, Scott Interviewee


This segment from the March 4, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an on-set interview with Secretary Scott Angelle of the Department of Natural Resources on the federal government’s approval of the first deep water drilling permit since the BP Oil Spill. Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford talk to Secretary Angelle about: his recent meetings with federal officials in Washington, D.C. on the Obama Administration’s six-month moratorium on deep water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico; the issuance of the first drilling permit; the impact of the moratorium on the oil industry; the steps that have been taken to make deep water drilling safer; and the impact of the moratorium on gas prices. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford