Friday Uprising: The Big Spill

Friday UprisingSALT LAKE CITY, UT (krcl) – As the BP oil spill inches closer to shore, activists are preparing for the worst. In the first half of the show, Ashley talks with marine biologist Rikki Ott, who worked to protect her fellow Alaskans from the political manuerving of Exxon after thier spill. She hopes what was learned from the Valdeez disaster will help residents of the Gulf Coast prepare to deal with BP. In the second half, Brinkley Hutchins, a Alabama native and Greenpeace Student Network Leader describes her flights over the spill and the organized efforts of local residents. © Copyright 2010, krcl