Diane and her guests talk about how Hurricane Katrina’s environmental impact is being assessed, the potential hazard to humans and to the region’s ecosystems posed by industrial pollutants, bacteria, and previously existing toxic waste sites, and how to clean up the mess.

Guests

  • Hugh Kaufman senior policy analyst for the EPA Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
  • Karen Gautreaux deputy secretary of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
  • Darryl Malek-Wiley environmental justice organizer for the Sierra Club in Louisiana
  • Dr. Lynn Goldman pediatrician, epidemiologist and professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; former assistant administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances
  • Marianne Horinko former Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator (2003) and Assistant Administrator for the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER); currently executive director of the Global Environment and Technology Foundation

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Jun 26 2015Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart head to Vienna for nuclear talks. The White House announces changes to U.S. hostage policy. And Greek debt negotiations falter. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Jun 26 2015The Supreme Court upholds federal healthcare subsidies. President Barack Obama is to deliver the eulogy for Charleston Pastor Clementa Pinckney. And Congress clears the way for the Trans-Pacific trade deal. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.