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Headlines – October 31, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-10-31

Duration: 00:02:09

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | SHRIMP INDUSTRY | Elections, 2014


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Schedler, Tom Speaker


This segment from the October 31, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: researchers finding that the 2010 BP Oil Spill left a “bathtub ring” of residual oil on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico that is about the size of Rhode Island; the plans for the opening of the Sasol ethylene plant in Westlake; the finding of false labels on shrimp claiming to be from the Gulf of Mexico; the early voting results; and Secretary of State Tom Schedler speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about his expectations for voter turnout on November 4th.