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The Great Invisible: Documentary Tells the Stories of Those Affected By Deepwater Horizon Accident

Posted on · With the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon accident, a new documentary shows the effect of the disaster on those who survived it, the families of those who didn’t and the people who live along the Gulf Coast. The Great Invisible airs on Houston Public Media, TV 8, Tuesday, April 21, at 10 p.m. Michael Hagerty […]

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Deepwater Horizon Fifth Anniversary: Monday’s show (April 20, 2015)

Posted on · Five years ago Monday, an oil well exploded deep in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven crewmen were killed on the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, about 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana. That deadly incident was just the start of what became an all-out environmental catastrophe, as millions of barrels of crude oil spilled […]