OSHA law stipulates that workers have the right to wear voluntary respirators. Community activist Kindra Arnesen explains how BP mandated that if clean-up workers wore the respirators they’d be fired. After debating the issue at length with safety officers from BP, the Coast Guard and OSHA, the fishermen lost.
‘Dirty Energy’ gets the inside story from Grand Isle Louisiana residents—people whose jobs and health have been directly impacted by the April 2010 Gulf Oil Spill, the worst environmental disaster in American history. The film explores the biological cost of having millions of gallons of oil and toxic dispersants dumped into the ecosystem and exposes the collusion between BP and the U.S. Government in the clean up process. dirtyenergymovie.com | facebook.com/dirtyenergy | #dirtyenergy #bigoil