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Oil Spill Headlines - February 4, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-02-04

Duration: 00:01:30

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Feinberg, Kenneth R. | Gulf Coast Claims Facility | Liability for oil pollution damages | Damages | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | OYSTERS | OYSTER INDUSTRY | SEAFOOD INDUSTRY

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker

Description

This segment from the February 4, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the BP Oil Spill. These stories include: a federal judge ruling that Kenneth Feinberg, the administrator of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility, is not independent of BP; Governor Bobby Jindal asking for more transparency in the communications between Feinberg and BP Oil Spill claimants; and Feinberg announcing that oystermen will be compensated for damages to oyster beds caused by fresh water diversions during the oil spill. Host: Shauna Sanford