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Oil Spill Headlines - December 17, 2010

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-12-17

Duration: 00:01:41

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | Damages | Liability for oil pollution damages | Environment | Sand berms | Coastal engineering | Vietnamese Americans | Fishermen

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host

Description

This segment from the December 17, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the BP Oil Spill. These stories include: the United States Justice Department suing BP for oil spill removal costs; a presidential commission criticizing Louisiana’s plan to build sand berms in the Gulf Mexico; and Vietnamese fishermen holding public meetings in Mississippi and Louisiana to discuss the toll the oil spill has taken on their community. Host: Charlie Whinham