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Tate Cove Abandoned Hazardous Waste Site

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

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

Contributors:

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

Description

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