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Pearl River Controversy (1989)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Pearl River, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-11-03

Duration: 00:09:29

Subjects: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers | Environment | Pearl River (Miss. and La.)


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Cartier, Allan Interviewee
  • Seal, Jeuel Interviewee
  • Kimmel, David Interviewee
  • Singletary, David Interviewee


This segment from the November 3, 1989, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the controversy surrounding the management of the Pearl River. Duhe reports that the State of Mississippi is threatening to sue the State of Louisiana and the United States Army Corps of Engineers for diverting too much of the water in the Pearl River. He interviews: Allan Cartier, St. Tammany Parish manager; Jeuel Seal, fisherman; David Kimmel, assistant attorney general for land and water; and David Singletary, Pearl River resident. Host: Robert Collins