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Summary: On April 20, 2010, communities throughout the Gulf Coast of the United States were devastated by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, a state-of-the-art offshore oil rig operated by BP in the Gulf of Mexico. In this documentary film, the director travels to small towns and major cities in Alabama, Louisiana and Texas to explore the fallout of the disaster on the people of the region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRE

Farrell, Courtney.

Summary: Explains the causes behind the BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill; the effect on workers, animals, and the environment; and what is being done to help the Gulf Coast recover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7382 FAR

Landau, Elaine.

Summary: Presents facts about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that began on April 20, 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2011

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Jacobs, Daniel

Summary: Blowout is the first comprehensive account of the legal, economic, and environmental consequences of the April 2010 blowout at a BP well in the Gulf of Mexico. The accident destroyed the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and killed eleven people. The resulting offshore oil discharge, the largest ever in the United States, polluted much of the Gulf for months, wreaking havoc on its inhabitants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brookings Institution Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.8 JAC

Konrad, John.

Summary: Draws on first-person accounts to examine the Deepwater Horizon oil-rig explosion and the offshore-drilling culture that laid the groundwork for the disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 KON

Cooper, Thomas.

Summary: When the BP oil spill devastates the Gulf coast, those who made a living by shrimping find themselves in dire straits. For the oddballs and lowlifes who inhabit the sleepy, working class bayou town of Jeannette, these desperate circumstances serve as the catalyst that pushes them to enact whatever risky schemes they can dream up to reverse their fortunes. At the center of it all is Gus...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Wahlberg, Mark

Summary: The story of the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill, which took place in 2010.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DEE

Summary: Featuring live action and animation, this movie examines the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will later return to.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video Group 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 631.4 DVD Dirt 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DIR

Lustgarten, Abrahm.

Summary: Discusses how the CEO of British Petroleum, John Browne, helmed one of the greatest corporate comebacks in history only to have it fall apart due to deadly accidents and environmental crimes, culminating in the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.7382 LUS

Berlinger, Joe

Summary: Documents the lawsuit brought against Chevron by thousands of Ecudorean natives over contamination of water in the Ecuadorean Amazon rainforest.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CRU

Dils, Tracey E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

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Berger, Melvin.

Summary: Explains why oil spills occur and how they are cleaned up and suggests strategies for preventing them in the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1994

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE LET

Davidson, Art

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 1990

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 628.1683 DAV

Broughton, Chad.

Summary: "In 2002, the town of Galesburg, a slowly declining Rustbelt city of 34,000 in western Illinois, learned that it would soon lose its largest factory, a Maytag refrigerator plant that had anchored Galesburg's social and economic life for half a century. Workers at the plant earned $15.14 an hour, had good insurance, and were assured a solid retirement. In 2004, the plant was relocated to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 BRO

Summary: The Hudson River, the catalyst for the conservation movement of the 19th century and the environmental movement of the 20th, remains a focus of conflicting desires and competing demands. In this Bill Moyers program, Robert Boyle, author of The Hudson River: A Natural and Unnatural History; Hudson Riverkeeper John Cronin; folksinger Pete Seeger, founder of the Clearwater Foundation; Franny...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Tomlinson, Chris.

Summary: "Foreign correspondent Chris Tomlinson returns to Texas to discover the truth about his family's slave owning history, [telling] the story of two families, one black and one white, who trace their ancestry to the same Central Texas slave plantation. Tomlinson discovers that his counterpart in the African American family is LaDainian Tomlinson, one of the greatest running backs in the history of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 TOM

Stewart, Ben.

Summary: "Melting ice, a military arms race, the rush to exploit resources at any cost--the Arctic is now the stage on which our future will be decided. And as temperatures rise and the ice retreats, Vladimir Putin orders Russia's oil rigs to move north. But one early September morning in 2013 thirty men and women from eighteen countries--the crew of Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise--decide to draw a line in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.78 Stewart 2015

Steingraber, Sandra.

Summary: Explores the social, political, and ecological forces behind key things and moments in every kid's childhood, arguing that parents should consider environmental issues an integral part of family life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.9 STE

Rich, Frank.

Summary: Reveals the spin campaign of the Bush administration that the author contends enabled the support of a war against a non-September 11 enemy, furthered conservative agendas, and consolidated presidential power.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 RIC

Smith, Jay M.

Summary: "Examines athletic-academic corruption at UNC-Chapel Hill and in NCAA athletics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 SMI

McKibben, Bill.

Summary: "Bill McKibben is not a person you'd expect to find handcuffed in the city jail in Washington, D.C. But that's where he spent three days in the summer of 2011, after leading the largest civil disobedience in thirty years to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. A few months later the protesters would see their efforts rewarded when President Obama agreed to put the project on hold. And yet McKibben...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Fong, Kevin.

Summary: Anesthesiologist, intensive care expert, and NASA adviser Kevin Fong explores how physical extremes push human limits and spawn incredible medical breakthroughs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 616.02 FON

Summary: Scientists expect the island nation of Tuvalu to disappear into the sea during the next few decades. If that is true, what will become of the country's citizens and its unique South Pacific culture? Should the traumatic task of evacuation begin now, and if so, to where and under what circumstances? This program grapples with those questions by interviewing key figures in Tuvalu's government and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Brunetti, Jerry.

Summary: Natural product formulator and farm consultant Jerry Brunetti wraps together a lifetime of learning and his uncanny observations in this fascinating volume on the interconnected dynamics in place on a farm -- the farm's geology, biology, and diversity of life forms. Learn to look at -- and manage -- your farm very differently through gaining a deeper understanding of the complementary roles of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Acres U.S.A. 2014

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