FOR HIGHLIGHTS CONSIDERATION:
"BP: IN DEEP WATER" will premiere on CNBC Wednesday, July 21st at 9pm ET. The 30 minute program will repeat that evening at 9:30pm ET, 1am ET and 1:30am ET.
"BP: IN DEEP WATER" will repeat on Sunday, July 25th at 11pm ET and 11:30pm ET.
"BP: In Deep Water" tells the story of America’s ‘greatest environmental disaster.’ Dubbed an environmental ‘9/11’ by President Obama, the leak caused by the explosion of British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig is still releasing thousands of barrels of crude oil a day into the waters of the Gulf. "BP: In Deep Water" examines the full consequences of the disaster amid a mounting war of words between the Obama administration and an embattled BP, asking what went wrong and who is really to blame.
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