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Nuclear Power Plant Hearing (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, St. Charles Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-04-13

Duration: 00:04:46

Subjects: Energy | NUCLEAR ENERGY | Gulf States Utilities | River Bend Nuclear Station | Louisiana Power & Light Company | Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station | Public utilities | Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.) | Nuclear power plants


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Bagert, Ben Speaker
  • Draper, Len Speaker
  • Lambert, Louis Speaker


This segment from the April 13, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on a hearing on the concerns of building two nuclear power plants in Louisiana, the River Bend Nuclear Station in St. Francisville by Gulf States Utilities and the Waterford 3 Nuclear Station in St. Charles Parish by Louisiana Power and Light, in the wake of the accident at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant in Pennsylvania. Host: Ron Blome