Title from PDF caption title screen (viewed July 29, 2011).
"Originally released December 16, 2010."
Includes bibliographical references.
"Louisiana's offshore berms project involved the construction of massive and costly linear sand barrier systems, seaward of the coast, adjoining or extending existing barrier islands. Federal decision-making on the project implicated a variety of scientific and environmental concerns but evolved into a political issue. The State of Louisiana's "central priority for fighting the encroaching Gulf oil," berms became a lightning rod both for the state's criticism of the federal spill response and for federal officials' skepticism about the state's priorities"--P. 1.