Democracy Now! Interviews Sea Shepherd’s Scott West
One month after the BP oil spill, Democracy Now! speaks to Scott West of Sea Shepherd, a former top investigator at the Environmental Protection Agency who led an investigation of BP following a major oil pipeline leak in Alaska’s North Slope that spilled 250,000 gallons of oil on the Alaskan tundra. Before West finished his investigation, the Bush Justice Department reached a settlement with BP, and the oil company agreed to pay $20 million. At the same time, BP managed to avoid prosecution for the Texas City refinery explosion that killed fifteen workers by paying a $50 million settlement.
For the rush transcript from May 20, 2010, click here
Scott West Interview on Democracy Now!
May 20, 2010
Democracy Now! Interviews Sea Shepherd's Scott West about the BP oil spill
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