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Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, Green Army (2018)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-03-19

Duration: 00:36:57

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Honore, Russel L. | Environment | Oil wells - - Abandonment | WATER SUPPLY | Environmental monitoring | Pollution | Air quality


  • Honore, Russel Speaker


A speech by retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore before the Baton Rouge Press Club on March 19, 2018. Honore, the former commander of Joint Task Force Katrina, is the leader of the Green Army, a coalition of civic, community, and environmental groups. He discusses the Green Army’s priorities for the 2018 Legislative Session, including bills on abandoned oil wells, the Capital Area Ground Water Conservation Commission, banning open burns, increased testing for aging water systems, increased air monitoring, and reforming the Tumor Registry. He also answers questions from the audience.