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Renewable Energy Conference (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-11-30

Duration: 00:04:33

Subjects: Energy | Gasohol | Sugarcane | Alternative fuels


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Morrison, Toni Speaker
  • Boggs, Lindy Speaker


This segment from the November 30, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the First Interamerican Conference of Renewable Sources of Energy held in New Orleans. This report focuses on the discussion surrounding the production of gasohol, a blend of gasoline and alcohol, which can be produced by using sugar cane as the source of the alcohol. Host: Ron Blome