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BP Oil Spill: Kirby Goidel Interview (2010)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-07-02

Duration: 00:04:36

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | Disaster response and recovery | Goidel, Kirby | Public opinion | Public opinion polls | Environment | Obama, Barack | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | SEAFOOD INDUSTRY | Food safety | Offshore oil well drilling


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Goidel, Kirby Interviewee


This segment from the July 2, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Kirby Goidel of the LSU Public Policy Research Lab on the results of a recent survey of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida residents on their feelings about the government’s response to the BP Oil Spill. Goidel discusses who was interviewed, their concerns over the long-term environmental impact of the spill, the differing responses between Louisianans and other Gulf Coast residents, their feelings on the job performance of President Barack Obama and Governor Bobby Jindal, their concerns over seafood safety, and their support of offshore drilling.