A 16-car derailment in Northeast D.C. reignites a debate over freight routes in well-populated areas.
Louisiana shrimpers caught more than forty percent of American shrimp before the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Some of them are back at work now that regulators say the shrimp is safe to eat. But many watermen and consumers remain skeptical of those claims. We examine the science and politics of testing seafood after the spill.
- Carys Mitchelmore Associate Professor, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (Solomons, MD)
- Juliet Eilperin National Environmental Reporter, Washington Post
- Barton Seaver National Geographic Fellow; Chef and Certified Sommelier
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