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Tate Cove Abandoned Hazardous Waste Site (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-10-16

Duration: 00:08:06

Subjects: Environment | Louisiana. Department of Natural Resources | HAZARDOUS WASTES | Tate Cove Abandoned Hazardous Waste Site


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Porter, Jim Interviewee
  • LaFleur, Harold Interviewee


This segment from the October 16, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the Department of Natural Resource’s proposed plan to clean up the abandoned hazardous waste site at Tate Cove in Evangeline Parish near Ville Platte. The plan is opposed by local citizens. Host: Ron Blome