River to River
Wed June 30, 2010
Iowa's Connections to Gulf Oil Spill
Researchers at the University of Iowa are studying the native grasses along the gulf, hoping to restore marshlands once they become contaminated with oil. Host Alex Heuer talks with UI Professor Jerry Schnoor about the study. Later, a conversation with Jerry Enzler, Executive Director of the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque. The museum has just unveiled a Gulf of Mexico exhibit that depicts the effects of the oil spill.