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Dan Borne, La. Chemical Association (2009)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-07-27

Duration: 00:28:53

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Borné, Dan | LOUISIANA CHEMICAL ASSOCIATION | Taxes | Economy | Recessions | Chemical industry | PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY | Industry


  • Borne, Dan Speaker


A speech by Dan Borne before the Baton Rouge Press Club on July 27, 2009. Borne is the president and CEO of the Louisiana Chemical Association. He discusses: the repeal of the sales and use tax on electricity and natural gas; the state of the economy and possible recession recovery scenarios; the chemical industry’s response to the recession and recovery at the state and national levels; national issues affecting the chemical industry in the state, including cap and trade, labor management, health insurance reform, and new taxes; and the potential effect of the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic’s lawsuit on area industries.