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Hurricane Maria Aftermath (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-09-29

Duration: 00:08:37

Subjects: Entergy Louisiana | Public utilities | Natural Disasters | Electric power failures | Honore, Russel L.


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • May, Phillip Interviewee
  • Smith, Dane Interviewee
  • Honore, Russel Interviewee


This segment from the September 29, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s in-studio interview with Phillip May, the president and CEO of Entergy Louisiana, and Dane Smith, the regional manager of customer service for Entergy Louisiana. They discuss their readiness to assist Puerto Rico with power restoration following Hurricane Maria, as well as their work in assisting the power restoration efforts in Texas following Hurricane Harvey and in Florida after Hurricane Irma. This segment also includes Moreau’s interview with retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore on the need for a faster federal response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.