After The Spill: The Environment And Economy Of The Gulf

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Debbie Elliott, national correspondent, NPR
Edward Overton, Professor Emeritus of environmental sciences, Louisiana State University
Sonny Schindler, owner, Shore Thing Charters
Melanie Driscol, director of bird conservation for the Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi Flyway, National Audubon Society

In July 2010, the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion fouled beaches and wetlands, killed wildlife, and ruined seafood businesses. Nearly three years later, as the civil trial against BP begins, those who live and work in the area continue to feel the disaster's effects.

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