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Dan Borne, La. Chemical Association (2015)




Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-22

Duration: 00:24:31

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Borné, Dan | LOUISIANA CHEMICAL ASSOCIATION | Chemical industry | Hydraulic fracturing | NATURAL GAS


  • Borne, Dan Speaker


A speech by Dan Borne before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on April 22, 2015. Borne is the president of the Louisiana Chemical Association. He discusses: the coming “Chemical Renaissance” in Louisiana; the state of the chemical industry from 1999-2009; fracking and the abundance of natural gas; the $40 million investments planned in the state; how the industry has changed since the recession and the availability of natural gas; the economic impact of the chemical industry; and the possible threats to the industry, including infrastructure, workforce development, environmental issues, ozone standards, and economic issues.