Impacts of Deepwater Horizon spill 13 years later; exploring political middle grounds
Jackson, Miss. is known for its water — and not in a good way. Beyond the attention grabbing boil water notices, residents have had to deal with expensive water bills for years.
Last April marked the 13th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon spill, when an oil rig leased by BP exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. 11 were killed, 17 injured and in the years since, many have been impacted by the environmental damage of the country’s largest oil spill.
A familiar voice to public radio listeners has a new show dedicated to exploring political middle grounds and overlooked topics in national media coverage. Longtime journalist Jeremy Hobson tells about the goals of his call-in show “The Middle,” ahead of tonight’s live show in New Orleans.
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