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New Superfund Law (1986)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-10-24

Duration: 00:05:33

Subjects: Environment | HAZARDOUS WASTES | United States. Environmental Protection Agency


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Fernandez, Manny Interviewee
  • Loy, Fred Interviewee


This segment from the October 24, 1986, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton’s report on the approval of a new $8.5 billion superfund administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and how it will impact hazardous waste clean-up in Louisiana. He interviews State Representative Manny Fernandez and Fred Loy of the Louisiana Chemical Association.