Steven Picou

Environmental Sociologist, University of South Alabama

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Professor of sociology at the University of South Alabama, he’s studied ecological disasters for 30 years, including the Exxon Valdez disaster

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The cap on BP's  broken oil well  in the Gulf of Mexico has been holding, but that's only temporary.

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