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Frances Beinecke and Fran Ulmer Interview

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs, Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-01-14

Duration: 00:06:21

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | United States. National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling | Ulmer, Fran | Beinecke, Frances | OIL INDUSTRY | United States. Department of the Interior | RISK MANAGEMENT | Environment | COASTAL RESTORATION

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Ulmer, Fran Interviewee
  • Beinecke, Frances Interviewee

Description

This segment from the January 14, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an in-studio interview with Fran Ulmer and Frances Beinecke, two members of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford talk to Ulmer and Beinecke about the recommendations made in the commission’s report for the oil industry and the United States Department of the Interior, the importance of risk management in preventing another oil spill, and the necessity of restoring the Gulf of Mexico.