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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced

(Off the coast of Louisiana: Chip Reid) The debate over whether to remove old, unused oil rigs that have become artificial coral reefs from the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico featured; underwater scenes shown. [Black Elk Energy CEO John HOFFMAN††- says there is mystery & intrigue associated with these ecosystems.] [Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium Dr. Paul SAMMARCO††- says they are more environmentally valuable in the water than they are scrapped.] [Shrimper Ronnie ANDERSON – says oil companies are doing it to save money.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Reid, Chip
Duration:
00:01:50

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