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Nuclear Plant Concerns, Part 2 (1992)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Homer, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-07-24

Duration: 00:09:17

Subjects: Nuclear power plants | Energy


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Hemphill, Blake Interviewee
  • Malone, Eula May Interviewee
  • Mardis, Roy Interviewee
  • Johnston, J. Bennett Interviewee
  • Jones, Alean Interviewee
  • Walker, Nathalie Interviewee
  • Battle, Clifford Interviewee
  • Youngblood, Essie Interviewee
  • Smith, Pauline Interviewee
  • Willis, Almeter Interviewee


This segment from the July 24, 1992, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the potential economic impact of Louisiana Energy Services’ plan to build a uranium enrichment plant in the Claiborne Parish town of Homer. Duhe’s report touches on residents’ concerns about the environmental impact of the plant and their efforts to stop its construction. He interviews: Blake Hemphill of Louisiana Energy Services; Eula May Malone, Alean Jones, Clifford Battle, Essie Youngblood, Pauline Smith, and Almeter Willis, concerned residents; Roy Mardis, police juror; United States Senator J. Bennett Johnston; and Nathalie Walker of the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund. Host: Robert Collins