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Headlines - July 5, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-07-05

Duration: 00:03:13

Subjects: Williams Olefins plant explosion, 2013 | PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY | Louisiana. Office of State Police


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Edmonson, Mike Interviewee
  • McNeal, Chuck Interviewee


This segment from the July 5, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the Williams Olefins Plant in Geismar and the CF Industries Plant in Donaldsonville remaining closed as federal investigators work to determine the causes of the two explosions that killed a total of three people; interviews with Colonel Mike Edmonson, the Superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, and Lieutenant Chuck McNeal, the director of the LSP Fusion Center, on their use of a new app called “See Something, Send Something”; and the plans for Larry King to interview former Governor Edwin Edwards at the LSU Union Theater in Baton Rouge on September 8th.