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May 22, 2014

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-05-22

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | Politics | Government | Environment | Coastal zone management | LAWSUITS | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Faircloth, Jimmy Speaker
  • Lambert, Eddie Speaker
  • Honore, Russel Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 22, 2014, features attorney Jimmy Faircloth and retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore testifying before the House Natural Resources Committee on a bill stopping a lawsuit by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East against 97 oil and gas companies for environmental damages to the wetlands by only allowing government agencies with coastal zone management plans to bring legal claims. Host: Charlie Whinham