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Oil Dispersants Focus of New $11 Million University of South Florida Grant

Steve Newborn - WUSF FM/TV - Tampa, FL

Entry Date: August 30, 2011
Total Time: 00:00:59

The University of South Florida's College of Marine Science in St. Petersburg is one of just eight research centers selected out of 77 proposals nationwide. The college will get to…

Rig Workers’ Safety Questioned

Paul Maassen - WWNO Radio - New Orleans, LA

Entry Date: April 21, 2011
Total Time: 00:04:14

Environmental and economic issues were not the only consequences of the explosion in the Gulf; least we forget, 11 workers died during the catastrophe last year. And this past Monday,…

Coast Guard Issues Final Steps to Kill BP Well

Eileen Fleming - WWNO Radio - New Orleans, LA

Entry Date: August 19, 2010
Total Time: 00:00:34

The federal government's point man for the BP oil spill response, Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen has authorized the final steps to kill the busted well in the Gulf of…

Louisiana Eats: Rowen Jacobsen

Thomas Walsh - WWNO Radio - New Orleans, LA

Entry Date: May 11, 2011
Total Time: 00:05:51

Author Rowen Jacobsen discusses his book, Shadows on the Gulf, a Journey Through the Last Great Wetlands with radio talk show host Poppy Tooker, of Lou. Jacobsen is not only…

Louisiana Eats: Mark Kurlansky

Thomas Walsh - WWNO Radio - New Orleans, LA

Entry Date: May 25, 2011
Total Time: 00:06:13

Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky chats with Poppy Tooker about the world he envisions in his latest book which is entitled "World Without Fish." It is a book geared toward helping…

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