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Could Some Good Come from the Deepwater Horizon Accident, Environmentally?

This week, News 88.7 Energy and Environment reporter Dave Fehling is examining the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on its fifth anniversary. The first installment looked at whether drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is any safer today than it was when the accident happened in 2010. In the second and final installment, he looks at […]

This week, News 88.7 Energy and Environment reporter Dave Fehling is examining the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on its fifth anniversary.

The first installment looked at whether drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is any safer today than it was when the accident happened in 2010.

In the second and final installment, he looks at the legacy of that spill — both the bad and, perhaps, some of the good that came of it.

MORE: A conversation with Margaret Brown, the director of a new documentary called The Great Invisible, which you can see on Houston Public Media TV 8 Tuesday night at 10. The documentary explores the human impact of the BP oil disaster.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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