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Gulf Coast Task Force Meets in New Orleans (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-03-04

Duration: 00:05:35

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Gulf Coast Ecosystem and Restoration Task Force (U.S.) | Environment | COASTAL RESTORATION | COASTAL EROSION | Graves, Garret


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Alford, Jeremy Producer
  • Gautreaux, Kevin Editor
  • Graves, Garret Interviewee
  • Jackson, Lisa Interviewee
  • Landry, Mary E. Speaker
  • Rolfes, Anne Speaker
  • Dorenson, Kim Speaker


This segment from the March 4, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Jeremy Alford’s visit to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem and Restoration Task Force meeting in New Orleans. This report includes highlights of speeches made by Garret Graves of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and Rear Admiral Mary E. Landry of the United States Coast Guard, as well as comments made by members of the general public during the meeting’s public forum. Alford also talks to Graves about the issue of coastal land loss in Louisiana and Administrator Lisa Jackson of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) about the task force’s mandate to develop a coastal restoration plan. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford