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Oil Spill Headlines - July 23, 2010

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-07-23

Duration: 00:02:54

Subjects: Tropical Storm Bonnie, 2010 | United States. Department of the Interior | Offshore oil well drilling | Animal rescue | Cousteau, Jean-Michel | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | Disaster response and recovery

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Cousteau, Jean-Michel Speaker

Description

This segment from the July 23, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the ongoing BP Oil Spill. These stories include: the evacuation of clean-up workers due to Tropical Storm Bonnie; Governor Bobby Jindal expressing his concerns about the effect of Tropical Storm Bonnie on the location of the oil in the Gulf of Mexico; an investigation by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s acting Investigator General into whether the department properly enacted the six-month moratorium on deep water offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico; and oceanographer Jean-Michel Cousteau discussing his upcoming trip to document the animal rescue efforts in the Gulf. Host: Charlie Whinham