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Coastal Controversy (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-02-19

Duration: 00:04:14

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Natural Resources | Louisiana Geological Survey | COASTAL RESTORATION


  • Zewe, Charles Host
  • White, Jeff Reporter
  • Chambers, Dave Interviewee
  • Hawxhurst, Peter Interviewee
  • Groat, Chip Interviewee
  • Rowan, Carl Interviewee


This segment from the February 19, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff White’s report on the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources’ internal investigation into alleged mismanagement at the Louisiana Geological Survey. It includes interviews with: Dave Chambers of the Louisiana Geological Survey; Peter Hawxhurst, a research associate at LSU; Chip Groat, the director of the Louisiana Geological Survey; and Carl Rowan, an undersecretary at the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources.