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DEQ Seminar (1985)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-10-25

Duration: 00:05:37

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Environmental Quality | Environment | Pollution


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Deville, William Speaker
  • Norton, Pat Interviewee
  • Nunez, Sammy Speaker


This segment from the October 25, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson’s report on a seminar hosted by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), which brought together industry leaders, state officials, and environmentalists to discuss how to prevent hazardous waste and toxic chemicals from contaminating the environment. His report includes highlights of the speeches by William Deville, DEQ official, and Senate President Sammy Nunez. Johnson also interviews DEQ Secretary Pat Norton.