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General Russel Honoré to host town hall on abandoned oil wells fight

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honore
Posted at 10:59 AM, Nov 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-05 11:59:27-04

LAFAYETTE, La.–  General Russel Honoré will host a town hall at noon Monday, November 8 at the Acadiana Center for the Arts.

Event organizers say he will lead a discussion on the environmental threat that the 4,600 abandoned oil wells around the state pose to Acadiana.

Honoré says he is asking the state to change laws that prevent oil companies from cleaning and plugging the wells themselves.

The event is free to the public. Register here for the free tickets on Eventbrite.com under the title: General Russel Honoré Town Hall on Abandoned Oil Wells in Louisiana.

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Gen. Honoré calls on oil and gas companies to handle orphaned wells

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