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Val Marmillion, America's Wetland Foundation (2012)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, LaPlace, St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-09-24

Duration: 00:26:49

Subjects: Marmillion, Valsin A. | BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | America's Wetland Foundation | Environment | COASTAL EROSION | COASTAL RESTORATION | Vietnam | Hurricanes | Hurricane Isaac, 2012


  • Marmillion, Val Speaker


A speech by Val Marmillion before the Baton Rouge Press Club on September 17, 2012. Marmillion is the managing director of the America’s Wetland Foundation. He discusses: the creation of the Foundation and its campaign to save the wetlands; Baton Rouge’s inclusion as a coastal area; the effect of land loss on Baton Rouge; the Foundation’s “Unintended Consequences Report”; representing Louisiana nationally; applying the report to the Mekong Delta at a summit in Vietnam; and Hurricane Isaac’s impact on LaPlace.