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Saving Louisiana's Environment (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-11-29

Duration: 00:19:14

Subjects: Environment | Honore, Russel L. | Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Honore, Russel Interviewee
  • Orr, Marylee Interviewee
  • Rosenthal, Sandy Interviewee


This segment from the November 29, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore of the Green Army, Marylee Orr of the Louisiana Environmental Action Network, and Sandy Rosenthal of Restore Louisiana Now and They discuss: the importance of saving Louisiana's wetlands; the Green Army coalition; their goal of having the oil and gas companies clean up their abandoned wells in the wetlands; the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East’s lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies for their contribution to coastal erosion; Louisiana residents being more focused on environmental issues; and the Bayou Corne sinkhole.