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Bayou Corne Sinkhole: 3 Years Later (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Bayou Corne, Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-07-31

Duration: 00:10:25

Subjects: Environment | Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | Texas Brine Company | Honore, Russel L.


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Schaff, Mike Interviewee
  • Honore, Russel Interviewee


This segment from the July 31, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Mike Schaff, a former Bayou Corne resident, and retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore, the leader of the Green Army. They discuss the upcoming 3rd anniversary of the Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish, including: the ongoing legal battles with Texas Brine; the impact of the sinkhole on the community; where residents have moved; and the possibility that a similar incident could occur in Louisiana. Whinham also reads a statement from Texas Brine.