USCG and BP Threaten Journalists With Arrest for Documenting Oil Spill

A CBS News crew captured on video orders from BP contractors and US Coast Guard officials to stop filming environmental damage from the BP-owned oil fouling Louisiana beaches and coastal wetlands. The Coast Guard denied that it or BP has rules prohibiting coverage.

Karl Burkart reports for Mother Nature Network May 18, 2010.

See Also:

"BP, Coast Guard Officers Block Journalists From Filming Oil-Covered Beach" (Huffington Post)

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