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BP Oil Spill Impact [Part 3 of 3] (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-04-01

Duration: 00:06:48

Subjects: Tourism | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | Offshore oil well drilling | DARDENNE, JAY | Moret, Stephen | SCOTT, LOREN | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Economy | FRENCH QUARTER


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Alford, Jeremy Producer
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Dardenne, Jay Interviewee
  • Moret, Stephen Interviewee
  • Scott, Loren Interviewee


This segment from the April 1, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the third and final part of producer Jeremy Alford’s report on the economic impact of the BP Oil Spill. Alford interviews: Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne on the impact to the tourism industry; Secretary Stephen Moret of the Department of Economic Development on the impact of both the oil spill and the Obama Administration’s six-month moratorium on deep water drilling on the oil and gas industry; and economist Loren Scott on it being too early to determine the overall economic impact of the spill. This report includes footage from the French Quarter in New Orleans. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford