Louisiana Considered: Trash Collection Yet To Resume In New Orleans, How Infrastructure Changes After A Major Storm, NWS Satellite Moving Closer To Baton Rouge, Late City
- WWNO City Hall Reporter Ryan Nelsen reports on the growing amount of garbage stacking up on New Orleans’ streets in the wake of Hurricane Ida, which interrupted standard garbage collection in the city.
- In an interview aired yesterday during WBUR’s Here and Now, host Tonya Mosley asks Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy Environmental Law Professor Jim Blackburn to explain how Texas’ environmental infrastructure developed after Hurricane Harvey devastated the region in 2017.
- NWS New Orleans Warning Coordination Meteorologist Lauren Nash tells us how a National Weather Service satellite will be moving from Slidell to Hammond to more accurately predict major weather events in the Baton Rouge area.
- In an excerpt from The Reading Life’s Bookmark, host Susan Larson interviews author Robert Olen Butler about his latest novel, “Late City.”