On April 20th, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded off the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven BP workers and spewing 200 million barrels of oil into the ocean. "Dirty Energy" brings to light the personal stories of the Louisiana fishermen and local residents directly impacted by the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. Filmmaker Bryan D. Hopkins gains intimate access to the lives and homes of these people, as they struggle to rebuild their lives and contend with emerging health crises related to the toxic dispersants used to clean up the spill. "Dirty Energy" paints a poignant portrait of the human cost of the calamity, and the systematic failure by BP and the U.S. Government to effectively and transparently manage the environmental impact.
Three Years After The Spill Featurette, An In-Depth Look At Gulf Shrimp With Marine Toxicologist, Riki Ott, PhD, Trailer.
|Studio Name:||Team Marketing|
|DVD Release Date:||01/22/2013|
|Run Time (in minutes):||94 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Dolby Digital Stereo|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.24|
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