Bayou Corne Sinkhole: One Year Later (2013)
Louisiana: The State We're In
Place Covered: Bayou Corne, Assumption Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2013-08-09
Subjects: Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | Texas Brine Company | Environment | Honore, Russel L.
- Whinham, Charlie Host
- Schaff, Mike Interviewee
- Romero, Nick Interviewee
- Honore, Russel Interviewee
This segment from the August 9, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview with Bayou Corne residents Mike Schaff and Nick Romero and retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore on the one-year anniversary of the Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish. They discuss: General Honore’s decision to get involved; what the past year has been like for Bayou Corne residents; why they decided to move back home despite the mandatory evacuation; what they would like to see done; and Texas Brine’s settlement offers to the Bayou Corne residents.