The Bush administration recently approved the use of sonar by the Navy to search for ultra-quiet submarines. The decision has angered many environmentalists who argue the use of sonar technology is life-threatening to whales. Larry Mantle speaks with Deputy Director of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Dr. John Heyning; NRDC Senior Attorney, Joel Reynolds; and, Director of the Bioacoustics Research Program at Cornell University, Dr. Chris Clark.
California State University and California Community College campuses got one step closer to being tobacco-free after the state Assembly voted 41-24 yesterday to approve a tobacco ban; Faith Salie of NPR's Wait, Wait . . .Don't Tell Me talks about new memoir, "Approval Junkie," and weighing the pros and cons of a bailout for Puerto Rico.
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