Col. Michael Clancy On The Morganza Spillway

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Colonel Michael Clancy from the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers joined the show to talk with Brian about the Morganza Spillway.  Col. Clancy explained the reasoning for not opening the spillway.  He says that in order to open the Morganza, a lot of private property would have to be flooded and they don’t want to do that.  He also says that just because they haven’t opened the spillway yet, doesn’t necessarily mean it won’t open.  Colonel Clancy discusses that they have to wait until water from up north drains into the river.

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Brian Haldane

Brian started in radio in late 2004 as a part-time board operator, but “made his bones” in the business a year later when Hurricane Katrina struck, catapulting him into a full time position covering both news and production of live broadcasts. Haldane was promoted to Program Director in 2008 and held that post until 2011 when he was recruited to help launch a new station. In 2011, Brian helped launch Talk 107.3 FM. He was the morning show co-host, and helped build the show and the station into a top 10 performer. From there, Brian has moved on to work in Inbound Marketing, where he strives to marry the worlds of traditional advertising w/ the marketing methods of tomorrow. He also hosts a number of podcasts, including The Red Bayou Show, which is featured here.

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