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Headlines - July 22, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-07-22

Duration: 00:04:33

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Tyson, Ralph Eric, 1948-2011 | COASTAL RESTORATION | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Gulf Coast Claims Facility


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Martin, Michael Speaker
  • Encalade, Byron Speaker
  • Feinberg, Kenneth Speaker
  • Guidry, Clint Speaker


This segment from the July 22, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: LSU Chancellor Michael Martin discussing the university’s need to find new funding sources; the death of Chief U.S. District Judge Ralph Tyson at age 63; Governor Bobby Jindal announcing the plans for $60 million of coastal restoration projects, including 21 miles of bioengineered oyster reefs in Jefferson Parish, Plaquemines Parish, and St. Bernard Parish; and Kenneth Feinberg of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility discussing the claims payments for oystermen affected by the 2010 BP Oil Spill.