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Louisiana Considered: Baton Rouge’s Preparations For End Of Federal Eviction Moratorium, Saltwater Intrusion In Baton Rouge’s Aquifer System

Petrochemical plants, oil refineries and paper mills along the Mississippi River put the heaviest strain on Baton Rouge’s overworked aquifer system.
  • St. Vincent de Paul of Greater Baton Rouge CEO Michael Acaldo joins us to discuss what the city-parish government has done to help unhoused residents during the pandemic, and what can be done to prevent residents from losing their housing once the federal eviction moratorium ends on July 31st.
  • Louisiana Environmental Action Network campaign organizer Allison Woolverton and Louisiana Water Resources Research Institute Director Dr. Frank Tsai explain the dangers currently posed to Baton Rouge’s primary source of drinking water and what can be done to protect it.
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