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Atchafalaya Basin Compromise Plan Update (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-02-04

Duration: 00:06:54

Subjects: Environment | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | ATCHAFALAYA BASIN


  • George, Beth Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Midboe, Kai Interviewee
  • Sanders, A. Foster, III Interviewee


This segment from the February 4, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an update on Governor Dave Treen’s Atchafalaya Basin Compromise plan, which aims to prohibit development and preserve 600,000 acres of the Basin as a floodway. Host: Beth George