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Lt. General Russel Honore (2015)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-02-02

Duration: 00:25:21

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Honore, Russel L. | Environment | Air pollution | Water pollution | Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | COASTAL EROSION | HAZARDOUS WASTES | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | Louisiana. Department of Natural Resources


  • Honore, Russel Speaker


A speech by retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore before the Baton Rouge Press Club on February 2, 2015. He discusses: the vigilance of the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act; the Bayou Corne Sinkhole; the lack of environmental laws and legislation; pollution as a threat to Louisiana’s culture; the loss of wetlands; Superfund sites in Louisiana; the threats to the Southern Hills Aquifer; his priorities for the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature; pollution in the community of St. Rose; and the possible conflicts of interest in the Department of Natural Resources.