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Dr. Mike Robichaux, BP Oil Spill Health Effects (2011)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-03-21

Duration: 00:28:15

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Robichaux, Michael R. | Orr, Mary Lee | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Health | Environment


  • Robichaux, Mike Speaker
  • Orr, Mary Lee Speaker


A speech by Dr. Mike Robichaux and Mary Lee Orr before the Baton Rouge Press Club on March 21, 2011. Robichaux is a Lafourche Parish physician and former State Senator, while Orr represents the Louisiana Environmental Action Network. They talk about the health effects of the BP Oil Spill and the trouble that patients are having in finding a doctor who will look into the possibility that their health problems may be connected with oil and chemical exposure. A family exposed to oil after the oil spill also speaks of their ongoing experience.