The Gulf Oil Spill, One Year Later

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One year after the worst oil spill in US history, what's the condition of the environment, the economy and the culture from Louisiana to Florida? What's been done to make sure a similar disaster couldn't happen again? Also, the US Supreme Court signals its rejection of climate-change suits. On Reporter's Notebook, did popular culture of the 1980's shape the America of today?

Banner image: A dead sea turtle is marked for removal after it was pulled out of the surf April 14, 2011 in Waveland, Mississippi. Endangered sea turtles and dolphins are still dying in high numbers in Mississippi, which continues to be impacted by tar balls and weathered oil. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images



Warren Olney