Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Commission, Opening

Witnesses spoke at the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling’s third series of… read more

Witnesses spoke at the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling’s third series of meetings. Following opening remarks by commission members, John Barry and Chris Johns talked about the devastation of the Gulf Coast from sources other than the oil spill. Mr. Johns said that if the Gulf region continues on its current path, New Orleans would be an island by 2100. Both panelists linked the importance of the Louisiana Gulf Coast to the entire nation.  close

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  • Barry, John Member Louisiana Coastal Protection and Resoration Authority
  • Boesch, Donald F. Member National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
  • Graham, Bob Co-Chair National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
  • Johns, Chris Editor-in-Chief National Geographic
  • Reilly, William K. Co-Chair National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
  • Smith, Christopher A. Designated Federal Officer National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Commission, Opening

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Program ID:
295687-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 28, 2010
Last Aired:
Oct 1, 2010

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  • Sep 28, 2010 | 12:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 28, 2010 | 10:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 2010 | 3:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 01, 2010 | 3:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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