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Bay Jimmy Update

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Bay Jimmy, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-04-06

Duration: 00:01:41

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Environment | Bay Jimmy (La.) | Barataria Bay (La.)


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Muth, David Interviewee


This segment from the April 6, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an update on Bay Jimmy in Barataria Bay, one of the hardest hit areas by the 2010 BP Oil Spill. During a tour of the area, David Muth of the National Wildlife Federation discusses their discovery of oil pockets and the possibility that clean-up efforts in the marshes would do more harm than good to the wetlands. Host: Charlie Whinham