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Carbon Capture Debate (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-07-21

Duration: 00:07:29

Subjects: Environment | Carbon sequestration


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Joshua, Kaitlyn Interviewee
  • Courreges, Patrick Interviewee
  • Burke, Logan Interviewee
  • Schexnayder, Clay Interviewee


This segment from the July 21, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s report on the continuing debate over the use of carbon capture in Louisiana, a process that buries carbon dioxide in order to reduce carbon emissions. She reports that the State of Louisiana is asking for permission from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate carbon capture. LeBlanc interviews: Kaitlyn Joshua, a concerned citizen living near a planned carbon capture pipeline; Patrick Courreges, the communications director for the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR); Logan Burke, executive director of the Alliance for Affordable Energy; and Speaker of the House Clay Schexnayder.