Headlines – August 4, 2017
Louisiana: The State We're In
Place Covered: Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2017-08-04
Subjects: Cancer registry | Gulf Of Mexico | Environment
- Moreau, Andre Host
This segment from the August 4, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the plans for Flambeau Fest, a music festival, at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales in October 2017; a new state law allowing the Louisiana Tumor Registry to release data at the census tract level, which will allow researchers to study potential cancer clusters around industrial sites; NOAA reporting the measurement of the largest dead zone ever recorded in the Gulf of Mexico; and three Louisiana elementary schools receiving Don’t Quit Fitness Centers.