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Louisiana’s Struggling Seafood Industry (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-11-05

Duration: 00:06:23

Subjects: SEAFOOD INDUSTRY | Shrimp fisheries | Oyster fisheries


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Barisich, George Interviewee


This segment from the November 5, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on Louisiana’s struggling seafood industry. He interviews George Barisich, the president of the United Commercial Fisherman’s Association, who discusses: the damage caused by Hurricane Ida; the impact of government regulations on the industry; and his concerns about the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project.