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Gulf Oil Spill
6:35 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

Experts Say Worse-Case Flow Rate Twice as Bad

New Orleans, La. – Several panels of experts assembled by the Obama administration are monitoring high-resolution video of the leaking cap system, using sound tests and pressure readings to estimate the spill rate. US Geological Survey Director Marcia McNutt heads the government panels. She says the revised numbers don't reflect the spill rate after BP sliced open its riser pipe last week to funnel oil to surface ships. McNutt says an exact amount won't be known until the well is completely shut off.

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All Things N. O.
12:40 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

All Things N.O. 6-10-10

New Orleans, LA – Vietnamese fisherman, Cleaning oil from a Pelican, Eve Abrams update on Shell Beach, 3 Festivals in New Orleans

Where Y'Eat
12:23 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

Festivals Ripe with Seafood & Tomatoes

Local Louisiana tomatoes, known as Creole tomatoes, are now coming into their seasonal glory.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Louisiana food festivals are often pegged to their calendar dates for good reasons, like seasonal freshness or cultural tradition. This weekend, a unique collection of festivals happening together in New Orleans show the importance of such timing, each for its own reason.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:07 pm
Wed June 9, 2010

More Oiled Birds Being Recovered in Louisiana

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Louisiana Eats!
12:46 pm
Wed June 9, 2010

The Status of Oysters

Host, chef, and food expert Poppy Tooker talks oysters to a New Orleans chef, an oysterman and a marine biologist about what the future holds for these fine delicacies.

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The Sound of Books
9:13 am
Wed June 9, 2010

New Orleans Writer M. H. Herlong's Award-Winning Novel "The Great Wide Sea" Now in Paperback

Today on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with New Orleans writer M. H. Herlong, the author of the widely acclaimed, award-winning novel The Great Wide Sea, which is just out in paperback...

To find out more about M. H. Herlong, and The Great Wide Sea, please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
10:00 pm
Tue June 8, 2010

NOAA Increases Spill Monitoring

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:34 am
Fri June 4, 2010

Bob Thomas -oil plumes, sand berms

New Orleans – Bob Thomas, head of the Loyola Center for Environmental Communications talks about oil plumes, sand berms and wind patterns related to the oil spill

Gulf Oil Spill
5:45 pm
Thu June 3, 2010

BP Manages to Cut Pipe on Riser

New Orleans, La. – Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen says underwater robots have managed to get through the first phase of the latest engineering system.

"For the first time in a couple of days I have some good news. We have just cut the pipe off the lower marine package."

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Where Y'Eat
12:05 pm
Thu June 3, 2010

Oyster Festival Gets Cracking

A new festival is out to prove that New Orleans is America's oyster capital.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –

It's been anything but smooth sailing for the Louisiana oyster industry recently. Destructive hurricanes in 2005 and 2008 wrecked boats and docks and buried oyster beds under storm-driven mud. The federal government has threatened to limit seasonal sales of its fresh product through pending regulation. And now, of course, a wave of oil unleashed by BP's engineering disaster in the Gulf has brought new peril for the oyster harvest and those who earn their living by it.

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