Dr. Ed Overton Interview (July 16, 2010)
Louisiana: The State We're In
Genre: News, Public Affairs, Interview
Place Covered: Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2010-07-16
Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | Disaster response and recovery | Gulf Of Mexico | Environment | Overton, Edward B.
- Whinham, Charlie Host
- Overton, Ed Interviewee
This segment from the July 16, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s interview with Dr. Ed Overton of the LSU School of the Coast and Environment on the ongoing BP Oil Spill. Dr. Overton discusses: BP’s latest attempts to cap the well; the performance of the “A Whale” oil super tanker; oil-eating bacteria; and the possible long-term impact of the oil spill on plant and animal life in the Gulf of Mexico.