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Clinton Energy Tax (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-05-21

Duration: 00:19:46

Subjects: Energy | Taxes


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Porter, Jim Interviewee
  • Borne, Dan Interviewee
  • Benedetto, Bill Interviewee
  • O'Leary, Hazel Interviewee
  • Barone, Guy Interviewee
  • Daigre, Gerry Interviewee
  • Kirsch, Bill Interviewee
  • Baumann, Bob Interviewee
  • Groesch, Gary Interviewee


This segment from the May 21, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the growing concerns about the impact of the Clinton Administration’s proposed energy consumption tax on Louisiana industry. He interviews: Jim Porter, Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association; Dan Borne, Louisiana Chemical Association; Bill Benedetto, Gulf States Utilities; United States Secretary of Energy Hazel O’Leary; Guy Barone, Dow Chemical; Gerry Daigre, Dow Chemical; and Bill Kirsch, Kaiser Aluminum. Robert Collins then conducts an in-studio interview with Bob Baumann of the LSU Center for Energy Studies and Gary Groesch of the Alliance for Affordable Energy. They discuss their differing views on the proposed energy tax.