Lessons Learned from BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Navy and Coast Guard officials talked about the lessons learned from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Among the topics they… read more

Navy and Coast Guard officials talked about the lessons learned from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Among the topics they addressed were emergency response times, logistical challenges in responding to large spills, technologies used to contain and disperse oil, and the cost of the spill. They also responded to questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Lessons Learned from BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

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301289-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 30, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 31, 2011

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  • Aug 30, 2011 | 9:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2011 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 31, 2011 | 5:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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