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Heritage Podcast: Jonesing for Action to Clean Up the Oil

Posted By Hannah Sternberg On June 24, 2010 @ 8:00 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled


Why is an act from the 1920s hindering a more efficient effort to clean up the Gulf coast? And why are politicians refusing to budge on a common-sense measure to bring more aid and technology into the area that needs as much help as it can get?

Listen to Rob Bluey explain the Jones Act [2], an outdated act that prevents foreign ships from speeding the recovery of the Gulf coast, in this week’s Heritage in Focus podcast. You can also subscribe to Heritage in Focus’s RSS feed [3], or listen to us on iTunes [4].

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[1] Image: http://www.foundry.org/wp-content/uploads/Oil-spill-10-6-10.jpg

[2] Listen to Rob Bluey explain the Jones Act: http://www.heritage.org/Multimedia/Audio/2010/06/Bluey-Podcast-6-21-10

[3] Heritage in Focus’s RSS feed: http://www.heritage.org/static/rss/audio-podcasts.xml

[4] listen to us on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/audio-podcasts-the-heritage/id377031033?ign-mpt=uo%3D4

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