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.


  • William Dawson U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Shea Penland coastal geologist
  • Charles Groat director, Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy, University of Texas at Austin

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