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  • emNot One Dropem
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    Not One Drop

    Riki Ott talked about her book Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, which follows the story of the Exxon Valdez oil spill from the time of the spill…

  • Alaskan Reporter Recounts 1989 Massive Oil Spill
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    The Spill

    On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled close to 11 million gallons of oil. Stan Jones, former investigative reporter with the Anchorage Daily News, recounted the timeline of…

  • Wenonah Hauter Discusses emFrackopolyem
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    Wenonah Hauter talked about her book Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment, about the origins of fracking and its impact on the environment and public health.…

  • Panel Discussion on Hydraulic Fracturing
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    Panel Discussion on Hydraulic Fracturing

    Journalists Seamus McGraw and Tom Wilber talked about hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking.” The panel was moderated by Professor Geltman, who began with an illustrated overview of fracking.…

  • Washington Journal Keystone XL Pipeline
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    Keystone XL Pipeline

    Benjamin Schrieber and Cindy Schild talked about the Keystone XL pipeline. Topics included the State Department’s decision to delay an approval, protests in Washington D.C., and what the issue could mean for…

  • Arctic and Deepwater Oil Exploration
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    Arctic and Deepwater Oil Exploration

    Panelists talked about the science and safety concerns associated with oil exploration in ultra-deepwater areas and in the Arctic. Topics included the Arctic’s geology and environment, the effects of climate change, and…

  • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 25th Anniversary
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    Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 25th Anniversary

    Conservation advocates discussed the long-term impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to mark the 25th anniversary of the tanker’s March 24, 1989, accident in Prince William Sound, Alaska.…

  • Hearing on the Keystone Oil Pipeline
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    Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

    Advocates and opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline testified on the impact of the project to national interests. Senators' questions focused on jobs, energy prices, and global climate…

  • Hearing Crude Oil Export Ban
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    Crude Oil Export Ban

    Energy and climate change experts testified on the advantages and disadvantages of lifting the ban on U.S. crude oil exports.

  • Environment and Energy Policy
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    Environment and Energy Policy

    Nathan Hutltman talked about the national energy policy and environmental implications. The U.S. State Department issued an environmental impact statement the previous day concluding that the Keystone…

  • Keystone XL Pipeline Project
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    Keystone XL Pipeline Project

    James Prescott talked about the jobs that would be created by the Keystone XL Pipeline and addressed environmental concerns. He was interviewed in Cushing, Oklahoma, sometimes referred to as the…

  • Keystone XL Pipeline
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    Keystone XL Pipeline

    Brigham McCown talked about the impact of the Keystone XL pipeline and the Obama administration’s five-year construction delay over environmental concerns. He also responded to telephone…

  • Jobs and Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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    Jobs and Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    Witnesses testified on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a way to create jobs and increase domestic energy production. During the hearing, Representative Don Young (R-AK) and Professor…

  • Oil Spill Response Capabilities
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    Oil Spill Response Capabilities

    A panel of experts testified to the Senate Energy Committee about the capability of a U.S. response to an oil spill in the Caribbean and the political, economic, and environmental effects…

  • emBlack Tideem
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    Black Tide

    Antonia Juhasz talked about the April 20, 2010, explosion and subsequent fire on the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig, which killed 11 men and released millions of barrels of oil into the…

  • Report on Deepwater Horizon Spill
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    Report on Deepwater Horizon Spill

    National Oil Spill Commissioner Terry Garcia urged Congress to restore the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem. He appeared with Commissioner Donald Boesch and former Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill…

  • Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
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    Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling

    Bob Deans talked about the fate of the gulf coast after the Deepwater Horizon well blowout in April 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic…

  • Newsmakers with Michael Bromwich
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    Newsmakers with Michael Bromwich

    Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement Director Michael Bromwich talked about the future of offshore drilling and energy development. After the interview the…

  • Deepwater Blowout Containment Capabilities
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    Deepwater Blowout Containment Capabilities

    Government officials and industry executives talked about efforts to improve the ability to respond to deep water drilling blowouts as the deadline for the end of a moratorium on offshore…

  • Deep Water Drilling Safety
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    Deep Water Drilling Safety

    Tony Hayward and Mark Bly appeared at the British House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee inquiry as part of an investigation into risks around deepwater drilling in the North Sea…

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