President Barack Obama has proposed opening up new areas for offshore drilling, including in the Atlantic. For this month's Environmental Outlook, Diane and her guests discuss the prospects for finding oil and gas offshore, and the environmental and safety concerns.
Invasive plants infest about one hundred million acres in the U.S. each year, costing American industry billions of dollars. Diane and her guests talk about the risks of invasive weeds and how to identify, prevent, and control them.
- Tom Elias director of the U.S. National Arboretum
- Lori Williams executive director of the National Invasive Species Council
- Ketzel Levine National Public Radio correspondent, author of "Plant This!" and host of www.talkingplants.com
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