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John Barry, Oil & Gas Lawsuit (2014)




Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-01-15

Duration: 00:29:16

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Barry, John M., 1947- | Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East | Environment | LAWSUITS | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | COASTAL EROSION | Coast changes


  • Barry, John M. Speaker


A speech by John M. Barry before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on January 15, 2014. Barry is an award-winning author and historian and a former member of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority East. He discusses the role of the petroleum industry in Louisiana and the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority East’s lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies because of their contribution to coastal erosion.