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Hurricane Laura: Toxic Aftermath (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-09-11

Duration: 00:05:17

Subjects: Hurricane Laura, 2020 | Hurricane damage | Hurricanes | Natural Disasters | Disaster response and recovery | Environment | HAZARDOUS WASTES


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Subra, Wilma Interviewee


This segment from the September 11, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Wilma Subra, an environmental chemist with the Subra Company. She discusses her concerns about the toxic chemicals released into the environment from the petrochemical plants damaged by Hurricane Laura in southwest Louisiana.