When Oil & Water Mix: Reflections on the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill (Part 1)

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Worldwide attention focused on the BP oil spill as 580,000 tons of crude oil spewed into the Gulf of Mexico. With the flow now stopped many questions remain about the long-term effects. Charles Trick, Beryl Ivey Chair for Ecosystem Health at Western shares his examination of the impact on the ecosystem and human health, and lessons learned from the disaster.


This lecture took place at Civic Garden Complex on Oct. 19, 2010. It was part of the Classes without Quizzes series.

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