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Oil Spill Headlines - June 11, 2010

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-06-11

Duration: 00:02:53

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | Disaster response and recovery | Offshore oil well drilling | Nungesser, Billy, 1959- | Obama, Barack | Jindal, Bobby, 1971-

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Nungesser, Billy Speaker
  • Obama, Barack Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker

Description

This segment from the June 11, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the ongoing BP Oil Spill. These stories include: Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser testifying before Congress on his difficulties in dealing with officials from BP and the United States Coast Guard; President Barack Obama announcing his administration’s six-month moratorium on offshore deep water oil drilling; and Governor Bobby Jindal criticizing the moratorium at a meeting with shipyard workers at Port Fourchon. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford