Galveston Business Owner on Oil Slick (Audio)

tarballs Galveston Business Owner on Oil Slick (Audio)Texas is now the fifth state affected by the BP oil spill.

Tonight I had the chance to talk with Kristen Ethridge.   She and her husband, Brian, own Galveston Outfitters and a jewelry store on the island as well. Audio after the jump…

Listen to my interview with her here:

bp texas city explosion Galveston Business Owner on Oil Slick (Audio)Meantime, this isn’t the first time the people along the Texas coast have dealt with the aftermath of a BP related disaster.  I spoke with Ryan Knutson at Propublica about the warning signs that were apparently missed leading up to and after the BP Texas City Refinery explosion.  Listen:

Your thoughts are welcome in the comments below.

Scott Braddock

  • Kristen Ethridge

    Scott, thanks for the opportunity to be on your show tonight. Even with the appearance of a few tarballs, it is still a great time for your listeners to come make summer memories in Galveston. We are back & better than ever after Ike and are just a short trip straight down I-45 from Dallas.

    • scottbraddock

      Thank you for coming on the show and sharing your experiences. I greatly appreciate it.

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