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Headlines - August 13, 2010

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Cameron Parish, Louisiana, Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-08-13

Duration: 00:03:23

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | Gulf Of Mexico | Offshore oil well drilling | LAWSUITS | Liability for oil pollution damages


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Duhon, Theos Interviewee


This segment from the August 13, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the BP Oil Spill. These stories include: the continuing legal battle over the Obama Administration’s six-month moratorium on deep water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico; Cameron Parish Sheriff Theos Duhon discussing the large number of jack-up barges along the coastline because of the moratorium; the seven judge federal panel’s decision to transfer all oil spill-related cases to the federal court in New Orleans; and an oil well explosion in Paincourtville. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford