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In the Media 


Jonathan Tilove, "President Obama's State of the Union address will focus on jobs," The Times-Picayune, Tuesday, January 25, 2011 

Chris Kirkham, "On Louisiana Coast, Damage From Oil Goes Much Deeper Than Spill" The Huffington Post.  January 13, 2011.

Michael Grunwald, Time Frames, "Katrina: A Man-Made Disaster," Time, Wednesday, November 24, 2010 

Neela Banerjee, "Oil spill penalties should go to Gulf Coast, advisors say," Los Angeles Times, Wednesday, September 29, 2010 

Neela Banerjee, Tribune Washington Bureau, "Panel calls for spending BP penalty money on restoring Gulf Coast," DailyWildcat.com, Tuesday, September 28, 2010 

Mark S. Davis, "Why the coast is key to the survival of New Orleans," Reuters, Friday, August 27, 2010 

Mark Schleifstein"Extent of oil spills from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita is still being assessed,"  TheTimes-Picayune, Thursday, August 19, 2010 

Rick Marinello, "Katrina + 5: Recovery to Transformation," Tulane New Wave, Friday, August 13, 2010 

Bruce Alpert, "Sandra Bullock continues in Women of the Storm's Restore the Gulf campaign," The Times-Picayune, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 

Bob Marshall, "Finally some good news for Louisiana and its disappearing coast," The Times-Picayune, Monday, July 26, 2010 

Matthew Brown, AP writer,  "Feds work to put price tag on spill damage," msnbc.com, Friday, July 23, 2010 

Associated Press, "BP tries to limit release of oil spill research," Associated PressFriday, July 23, 2010 

Debbie Elliott,  "A Love-Hate History: Oil And Fishing In The Gulf,"  WBUR (Boston) (NPR), Thursday, July 22, 2010 

Matt Scallan, "Bayou Trepagnier cleanup to begin next year," The Times-Picayune, Tuesday, July 20, 2010 

David Jacobs, "Stress test," Baton Rouge Business Report, Tuesday, June 29, 2010 

Nick Marinello, "Moment of Truth," Tulane New Wave, Friday, June 25, 2010 

Campbell Robertson, "Efforts to Repel Gulf Oil Spill Are Described as Chaotic," New York Times, Tuesday, June 15, 2010 

Tri-Parish Times, "Washington's 'roadmap' lacks a clear pathway," Friday, June 11, 2010 

Rick Jervis, "Oil-containment effort's success hard to gauge," USA Today, Friday, May 7, 2010 

David Hammer, "Safety fluid was removed before oil rig exploded in Gulf," The Times-Picayune, Thursday, May 06, 2010 

Chris Kirkham, "Gulf of Mexico oil spill may damage seafood industry for years," Cleveland.com,  Monday, May 3, 2010 

Chris Kirkham,"Louisiana fishers fear lasting damage to livelihoods from Gulf oil spill,"The Times-Picayune, Friday, April 30, 2010 

CBN News, "Oil Spill Reaches La. Coast, Threatens Ecosystem," Friday, April 30, 2010 

Rick Jervis,"Coast Guard to burn off spilled oil," USA Today, Tuesday, April 27, 2010 

"Washington's 'roadmap' lacks a clear pathway," Tri-Parish Times, Monday, April 5, 2010 

"Coastal 'roadmap' a needed step," Daily World, Monday, March 8, 2010 

 Sue Gross, "Sue Gross: Promise of drilling jobs is an empty one," Tallahassee.com Friday, March 5, 2010 

Cain Burdeau, "Obama lays out 'roadmap' to restore Gulf Coast,"The Houston Chronicle, Thursday, March 4, 2010 

Southeast Missourian, "Katrina ruling could bring deluge of lawsuits," Friday, November 20, 2009 

Patrik Jonsson, "Army Corps liable for Katrina damage, US court finds,"Christian Science Monitor, Thursday, November 19, 2009 

AP, USA Today, Green Wire: Interviews on the MRGO decision handed down [Wednesday, November 11, 2009] 

Amy Wold, "Panel: Gulf, river interdependent," The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Tuesday, October 20, 2009 

Rick Jervis, "Several hurricane projects lag".  USA Today, July 20, 2009. 

Kari Lydersen, "Gulf Waters Imperil Tribes' Way of Life In Louisiana Bayous As Wetlands Shrink, Oil and Gas Jobs Replace Farming, Fishing and Trapping," Washington PostMonday, July 20, 2009 

Patrik Jonsson, "First real trial about Katrina under way: A lawsuit claiming that the Army Corps of Engineers made the flooding worse starts today". The Christian Science Monitor, April 20, 2009 ed.

"Army still working on panel to supervise Corps' coastal work." New Orleans City Business, Thursday, April 2, 2009.

Brentin Mock, "Napolitano misses essence of New Orleans Problem." The American Prospect, Monday, March 30, 2009.

John Pope, "Coastal restoration advocate King Milling wins T-P Loving Cup." The Times-Picayune, Saturday, March 21, 2009.

Mark Schleifstein, "Corps releases Category 5 hurricane protection study, but document contains no action plan." The Times-Picayune, Thursday, March 05, 2009.

Kimberly Brown, "Planning needed for state's flood protection systems." Daily Reveille, Thursday, January 22, 2009.

Mark Davis, "Rebuilding coast requires hard choices." The Times-Picayune: Point of View, Saturday, November 29, 2008.

Mollie Day, "Waiting for the Go: Louisiana is poised to become a leader in environmental restoration, so why aren't the state and federal governments coming up with policies and money to make it happen?" Gambit Weekly,Tuesday, November 18, 2008.

Rick Jervis, "Coastal rebuilding awash in debate." USA Today, Thursday, October 9, 2008.

Jeremy Alford, "Bolstered by the gusts of hurricanes past, Gustav is sending another surge of change across Louisiana's political landscape." A Political Wind Gambit Weekly, Tuesday, September 9, 2008.

Howard Witt, "La. Losing Ground in Fight Aginst Storms." Chicago Tribune, September 7, 2008. Retrieved September 25, 2008.

Mark Schleifstein, "'Close call' Gustav could delay future storm protection." The Times-Picayune, September 6, 2008.

Michael Grunwald, "Gustav's Lessons for New Orleans." Time, September 4, 2008. Retrieved September 25, 2008.

Mark Davis, "River states can work together to rebuild coast." The Times-Picayune, Friday, July 25, 2008.

Rick Jervis et. al. "Worth the risk? Debate on offshore drilling heats up." USA Today, July 13, 2008. Retrieved September 25, 2008.

Cain Burdeau, "Funding squeeze puts La. levee building at risk." Houmatoday.com, Tuesday, July 1, 2008.

Marsha Walton, "Giving Louisiana's wetlands a fighting chance." CNN.com, Friday, June 20, 2008.


Television and Film 

Kevin McCaffrey, Producer, McCaffrey and Dr. Robert Thomas, Cowriters, "MRGOing, GOING, GONE?" Premiere onWYES New Orleans, October 20, 2013

ABC News, Interview (1:42/ 2:05), "Oil Rig Clean up Begins," Friday, April 23, 2010   

FOX 8 Live, WVUE-TV New Orleans, "Ocean task force looks onshore," Monday, October 19, 2009. 

Leslie Carde and First Run Features, Interview, "America Betrayed," 2008.  



David Gura, "Oil Industry: Integral To Louisiana Culture And Economy For Decades," NPR: All Things Considered, Interview [5 min 11 sec], Friday, June 18, 2010 

WILL-AM 580: Illinois Public Radio, Interview, "Regulatory Issues in the Gulf Oil Spill: Who Failed? When? Where Do We Go from Here?" Monday, June 14, 2010 

Kathy Lohr, "Mr. Go Trial Tests U.S. Liability for NOLA Flooding." NPRFriday, May 15, 2009 

Earthbeat Radio, "Hurricanes Hitting the Gulf."September 2, 2008. (PDF)


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