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Coverage from GreenopolisTV about the oil spill in the Gulf.

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How to Clean Up the Oil
In 1978, the oil tanker Amoco-Cadiz broke up off the coast of France, dumping 220,000 tons of heavy crude oil into the Atlantic. The spill was so large that the entire Brittany coast was impacted. Because of the tremendous costs involved, only selected sections were treated with detergents and dispersants. Ecological studies five years later showed that the ...
May 20, 2010 10:06 AM ET
Lenny Kravitz: "Greed and Convenience" Responsible for Spill
Local resident of New Orleans, musician Lenny Kravitz, blames "greed and convenience" for triggering one of the biggest environmental catastrophes of our life time. Lenny says this area is the "soul of America" and has taken some hard knocks recently. He believes in the spirit of the community and it's ability to bounce back but acknowledges this will be a tough battle. Lenny joined GulfAid to...
May 19, 2010 9:37 AM ET
Breaking News: Gulf Air Becoming Unsafe
Rikki Ott, marine toxicologist and Exxon Valdez survivor, talks to GreenopolisTV about the effects of air pollution due to oil spills. Rikki says based on air monitoring conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a Louisiana coastal community, findings show that airborne levels of toxic chemicals like hydrogen sulfide, and volatile organic...
May 18, 2010 2:05 PM ET
LIVE from GulfAid Organizer Sidney Torres
Melissa McGinnis with GreenopolisTV report LIVE from Gulf Aid and introduce us to the show's organizer Sidney Torres. Sidney is friends with Lenny Kravitz, Sidney asked him to participate and a week later the largest rally and fundraiser to date is currently taking place at Marti Gras World. All proceeds will go to the well being of fishermen affected by the spill, the regional seafood industy...
May 17, 2010 4:37 PM ET
EXCLUSIVE Interview: Owner Venice Marina
Melissa McGinnis and Greenopolis TV sit down exclusively with Venice Marina owner Bill Butler and discuss the spirit and tenaciousness of the community and environment, thriving pristine marshlands having survived past oil spills, and life growing up in the vibrant wildlife coastline. Greenopolis.com is dedicated to our users. We...
May 17, 2010 2:24 PM ET