WATCH: Gov. Edwards discusses long-term impacts of Hurricane Laura on the energy industry in Louisiana

Louisiana News

BATON ROUGE, La. — Governor John Bel Edwards met with United States Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette on Wednesday to discuss the long-term impacts to the energy industry in Louisiana following Hurricane Laura.

Gov. Edwards met with the following companies as part of a roundtable discussion:

  • Entergy
  • Port of Lake Charles
  • the Association of Louisiana Electric Coops
  • Citgo
  • Louisiana Economic Development
  • the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
  • Phillips 66
  • Jeff Davis Electric Co-op
  • Beauregard Electric Cooperative
  • the Louisiana Public Service Commission. 

Following the roundtable discussion, Gov. Edwards held a Unified Command Group meeting and then took questions from the media during a virtual conference with the U.S. Sec. of Energy.

Click on the video player above to see the full press conference.

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