Ian MacDonald

Florida State University

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Professor of Oceanography at Florida State University

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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?

The Gulf Oil Spill, One Year Later

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?

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One year ago tomorrow, the  Deepwater Horizon drilling rig blew up  in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and starting a gusher of oil that spilled 4.4 million gallons of oil until…

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One year ago tomorrow, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig blew up in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and starting a gusher of oil that spilled 4.4 million gallons of oil until…

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President Obama is back in Louisiana today for another look at the Gulf oil spill. Meantime, BP has reported  some kind of progress  in getting a cap on the gusher 5,000 feet down.

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President Obama is back in Louisiana today for another look at the Gulf oil spill. Meantime, BP has reported some kind of progress in getting a cap on the gusher 5,000 feet down.

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