Science of cleaning oil from ocean marshes
Broadcast: Midmorning, 06/21/2010, 9:06 a.m.
Booms, manmade sand banks and flushing fresh water into the Gulf are some of the options for attempting to restore the coastal environment after the oil has seeped in. Scientists are debating the best ways to clean without doing more damage.
- David Fahrenthold: Environmental reporter for the Washington Post.
- Paul Kemp: Vice president of the Louisiana Coastal Initiative for the Audubon Society. He has an extensive background in coastal restoration and policy, and plays a key role in Audubon's larger conservation initiative along the Mississippi River.
- Carl Safina: Ecologist and marine conservationist and president of Blue Ocean Institute.