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Florida Matters: A Look at the BP Oil Spill 4 Years Later

It's been four years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. We take a look at the lingering effects, ongoing clean-up efforts and the future of drilling in the Gulf.

We talk to an oil industry expert and two scientists from the USF College of Marine Science who have spent these past four years researching the effects of one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history.

Guests

Dr. David HollanderAssociate Professor Chemical Oceanography, USF College of Marine Science
Dr. Steven MurawskiPopulation Dynamics/Marine Ecosystem Analysis Professor and Downtown Progress- Peter Betzer Endowed Chair Biological Oceanography, USF College of Marine Science
Dr. Edward GlabDirector of the Global Energy Security Forum at Florida International University

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