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SFI Controversy, Part 2 (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-10-15

Duration: 00:13:11

Subjects: Environment | Louisiana. Department of Environmental Quality | HAZARDOUS WASTES


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Hansen, Lloyd Interviewee
  • Etheridge, Harold Interviewee
  • Hanor, Jeffery Interviewee
  • Templet, Paul Interviewee


This segment from the October 15, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the second part of Arcie Chapa’s report on the controversy surrounding the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) decision to accept a draft permit for the construction of a hazardous waste facility in St. Gabriel by Supplemental Fuels, Inc. (SFI). Her report focuses on the misrepresentations made in SFI’s application. She interviews: Lloyd Hansen, SFI president; Harold Etheridge, DEQ hazardous waste unit; Dr. Jeffery Hanor, LSU geologist; and Dr. Paul Templet, former DEQ secretary. Host: Robert Collins