Lively and in-depth discussions of city news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts, and more.
Hosted by Larry Mantle
Airs Weekdays 10 am - 12 pm

New Orleans Pumps Under Pressure

Listen to story

Download this story 5MB

Failed levees and water pumps were just some factors behind the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina. Yet, nearly four years later, many of those water pumps would not work in another major storm. Guest host Jon Beaupre talks to KPCC's environmental reporter Molly Peterson about the condition of New Orleans as the city approaches the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.


Molly Peterson, KPCC’s Environment reporter