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Bayou Corne Sinkhole: One Year Later (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Bayou Corne, Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-08-09

Duration: 00:09:35

Subjects: Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | Texas Brine Company | Environment | Honore, Russel L.


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Schaff, Mike Interviewee
  • Romero, Nick Interviewee
  • Honore, Russel Interviewee


This segment from the August 9, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview with Bayou Corne residents Mike Schaff and Nick Romero and retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore on the one-year anniversary of the Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish. They discuss: General Honore’s decision to get involved; what the past year has been like for Bayou Corne residents; why they decided to move back home despite the mandatory evacuation; what they would like to see done; and Texas Brine’s settlement offers to the Bayou Corne residents.