Season 6, Episode 1 Black Tide
First Aired: January 4, 1979
Studying the oil spill created by the Liberian-flag supertanker Amoco Cadiz, which went aground off Brittany in March 1978. Examined are the cleanup efforts along the shoreline; and the effects of the spill on wildlife, the environment, and the tourist and fishing industries. Also: a look at tanker safety and methods being tested to contain spills.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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