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June 17, 2010

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-06-17

Duration: 00:02:18

Subjects: SEAFOOD INDUSTRY | Tourism | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | Politics | Government | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Disaster response and recovery


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Moret, Stephen Speaker
  • Guidry, Jimmy Speaker
  • Nichols, Kristy Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 17, 2010, features a briefing on the BP Oil Spill, including: Secretary Stephen Moret of the Department of Economic Development on the impact of the spill on the seafood industry and tourism; State Health Officer Jimmy Guidry on seafood testing; and Secretary Kristy Nichols of the Department of Social Services on her difficulty in accessing the BP claims system. Host: Shauna Sanford