Nov. 1, 2018

SUFB 613: Largest Oil Spill In US HIstory Is A Slow Leak and New Marine Social Science Segment

SUFB 613: Largest Oil Spill In US HIstory Is A Slow Leak and New Marine Social Science Segment

Dr. Edd Hind-Ozan joins me on the program today to kick off a new segment called "What's New In Marine Social Science." We discuss a great article in Popular Science that identifies the top Environmental Priority in every state going into the...


Dr. Edd Hind-Ozan joins me on the program today to kick off a new segment called "What's New In Marine Social Science." We discuss a great article in Popular Science that identifies the top Environmental Priority in every state going into the election. So read the article and go VOTE!!!

Did you know that there has been a slow oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that started after Hurricane Ivan destroyed a platform in 2004. The platform was owned and operated by Taylor Energy. Since 2004, the company has not had to pay anything in fines even though the leak was discovered in 2010 during aerial surveys during BP's Deepsea Horizon disaster. 

Both the stories today highlight the importance to put elected officials in office that will do the right thing when managing natural resources and reducing climate change impacts. 

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