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

Robin Sussingham

Robin Trohn Sussingham is a reporter and program host at WUSF Public Broadcasting, and is the producer of Florida Matters. She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and also has an extensive background in print reporting. She was born in Lakeland and often reports about Polk County.

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