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Headlines - September 2, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-09-02

Duration: 00:03:47

Subjects: Louisiana. National Guard | WATER SUPPLY | Droughts | Gulf Coast Claims Facility | Oil and gas leases

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Feinberg, Kenneth Speaker

Description

This segment from the September 2, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the Louisiana National Guard dropping water on the marsh fire in the Bayou Sauvage Wildlife Refuge in New Orleans; the National Guard delivering 28 water tankers to Ferriday to help with the town’s severe water disruption due to drought conditions; Kenneth Feinberg announcing the closure of seven Gulf Coast Claims Facility offices, including the offices in New Iberia and Venice; Southwestern Energy Company buying 460,000 acres of shale leases in north Louisiana; and the opening of the Charleston Industrial Park in Monroe.