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

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.

Associate Professor Chemical Oceanography, USF College of Marine Science
Population Dynamics/Marine Ecosystem Analysis Professor and Downtown Progress- Peter Betzer Endowed Chair Biological Oceanography, USF College of Marine Science
Director of the Global Energy Security Forum at Florida International University

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Carson Cooper

Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the local host of NPR's "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has been the host of WUSF 89.7's Florida Matters since its launch in 2006. During that time he has reported on a variety of issues of importance to the community, including growth management, education, transportation, affordable housing, taxation, public health and the environment.

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