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New Orleans and the Gulf Region, In Flux

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New Orleans and the Gulf Region, In Flux

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New Orleans and the Gulf Region, In Flux

New Orleans and the Gulf Region, In Flux

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What will become of New Orleans? Fishing in the Gulf? Oil and gas? Baton Rouge? Caller questions are fielded by Ira Flatow and scientists from Louisiana State University.

Guests:

Ivor van Heerden, director, Center for the Study of Public Health Impacts of Hurricanes; deputy director, LSU Hurricane Center; associate professor, civil and environmental engineering at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La.

John H. Pardue, director, Louisiana Water Resources Research Institute; Elizabeth Howell Stewart Professor in civil and environmental engineering at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La.

Craig Colten, author of An Unnatural Metropolis: Wresting New Orleans from Nature; professor of geography at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge