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Aaron Viles Interview

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs, Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-01-21

Duration: 00:06:44

Subjects: Viles, Aaron | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | United States. National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling | Environment | COASTAL RESTORATION | OIL INDUSTRY | Offshore oil well drilling | Gulf Of Mexico

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Viles, Aaron Interviewee

Description

This segment from the January 21, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an in-studio interview with Aaron Viles of the Gulf Restoration Network. Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford talk to Viles about: the findings of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling; the Commission’s recommendation to use 80% of the Clean Water Act fines from the BP Oil Spill to fund coastal restoration efforts; their recommendation to create regional advisory councils; and the Obama Administration’s six-month moratorium on deep water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.