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Headlines - September 28, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Public Affairs, News

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-09-28

Duration: 00:03:10

Subjects: Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Exxon Mobil Corporation | Tax credits | Alternative fuels


  • Whinham, Charlie Host


This segment from the September 28, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: an update on the Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish; a federal judge approving the $37.5 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit against FEMA trailer manufacturers; Exxon Mobil announcing its $200 million project to expand its chemical and lubricant plants in Baton Rouge and Port Allen; the Department of Revenue proposing a $10 million cap on the alternative fuels tax credit; and the arrest of Harvey Updyke, Jr., the man accused of poisoning the oak trees in Toomer’s Corner at Auburn University, on unrelated charges in Hammond.