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3rd Anniversary of the BP Oil Spill (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Bay Jimmy, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-12

Duration: 00:07:26

Subjects: Environment | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Bay Jimmy (La.) | COASTAL EROSION


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Gautreaux, Kevin Producer
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Muth, David Interviewee
  • Poche, Scott Interviewee
  • Driscoll, Melanie Interviewee
  • Renfro, Alisha Interviewee


This segment from the April 12, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s report on the findings of a recent National Wildlife Federation (NWF) study on the state of the Gulf of Mexico three years after the BP Oil Spill. He takes a tour of Bay Jimmy in Plaquemines Parish, one of the areas hardest hit by the BP Oil Spill. He also interviews David Muth and Alisha Renfro of NWF and charter boat operator Scott Poche.