Louisiana's Disappearing Coastline

Louisiana's Disappearing Coastline

A football field every half hour: that's an estimate of how fast land is sinking along Louisiana's Gulf Coast. The land at risk is currently home to more than 2 million people and is a key component of Louisiana's economy. A panel joins...

A football field every half hour: that's an estimate of how fast land is sinking along Louisiana's Gulf Coast. The land at risk is currently home to more than 2 million people and is a key component of Louisiana's economy. A panel joins Diane to talk about what's being done to save the coast.

Guests

Shea Penland

coastal geologist

Charles Groat

director, Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy, University of Texas at Austin

William Dawson

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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