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Lt. Gen Russel Honore, Bayou Corne Sinkhole (2013)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Bayou Corne, Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-07-15

Duration: 00:24:31

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Honore, Russel L. | Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | Environment


  • Honore, Russel Speaker
  • Schaff, Mike Speaker
  • Metrejean, Gary Speaker
  • Alleman, Carla Speaker
  • Simoneaux, Ken Speaker


A speech by retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore before the Baton Rouge Press Club on July 15, 2013. He discusses: the upcoming one-year anniversary of the Bayou Corne Sinkhole disaster; the lack of response from elected officials; and the people affected by the disaster. Residents of Bayou Corne also give their personal accounts of the ongoing disaster: Mike Schaff, Gary Metrejean, Carla Alleman, Ken Simoneaux, and an unidentified female resident.