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  One year after BP’s oil disaster, Grand Isle residents still struggle

On the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, we return to the community of Grand Isle, La., to see how families and business owners are faring.

  Lisa Margonelli on energy policy: 'We can really change our behaviors'
  Carl Safina and Abrahm Lustgarten on the BP disaster and lessons learned

Lisa Margonelli on energy policy: ‘We can really change our behaviors’

Author and energy policy expert Lisa Margonelli joins Alison Stewart to discuss the small, incremental adjustments that we can make in both our behavior and policies to reduce our dependence on foreign oil.


Dolphins and sea turtles: The latest BP oil casualties?

This year, more sea turtles and dolphins have been turning up dead on Florida beaches. Is oil the culprit? A network of Gulf Coast broadcasters reports on post-Deepwater life in the region.


Disaster tourism

Photos of disaster, recovery and my 10-month-old son posing with a bunch of drag queens.

Wednesday morning roundup

Fidel Castro on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, General Petraeus on “Burn a Quran day” and President Obama on the Bush tax cuts.


The disappearing delta

Need to Know revisits a report about the erosion of the wetlands along the Louisiana coastline — New Orleans’ natural buffer against hurricanes.


  Should you eat Gulf seafood?

Having second thoughts about that shrimp kebab or grouper sandwich? Alison Stewart tells you what you need to know about eating seafood from the Gulf.


  Next week’s news: Inflatable slide edition

This week, Andy reflects on the epic flame-out of JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater, and discusses stress in the workplace — including here at PBS.


Texas sues BP over huge toxic release at Texas City refinery

The state attorney general has charged BP with the “unlawful” release of toxic chemicals at its refinery in Texas City. The incident took place just two weeks before the start of the Gulf oil spill.

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