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Need To Know | One Year Later: The Health Effects of the BP Spill | PBS

Duration: 02:54
Program: Need to Know #149
Broadcast Date: Apr. 15, 2011

Dr Emily Senay reports that a year after the oil spill in the Gulf, residents and clean up workers are still looking for answers about how the spill may have impacted their health. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has launched the largest study ever to look at long and short term health effects from an oil spill. But for many, those answers won't come soon enough.

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Post Date: April 18, 2011