Join the debate on BP - In Deep Water
Tonight's Panorama film investigates the devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
President Barack Obama has labelled the spill America's environmental 9/11.
The failure of the blowout preventer - a critical piece of safety equipment - on the Deepwater Horizon rig on 20 April means that up to 60,000 barrels of oil a day are gushing into the sea, wreaking havoc with the region's delicate ecosystem.
Hilary Andersson interviewed one worker on the Deepwater Horizon who told her he identified a leak on a component of the blowout preventer weeks before the explosion. The explosion killed 11 workers and injured many more. That worker is now suing both BP and the rig's owners, Transocean, for negligence.
Panorama spoke to other survivors of the explosion whose lives have been impacted by the oil slick spreading along the coastline and some of the people trying to stem the
We also address the questions being raised in Washington around BP's responsibility.
Panorama would like to invite you to have your say on the programme and join in the wider debate about oil exploration - its benefits and its pitfalls. You can do so by posting your comments here and joining our conversation.