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Louisiana / Gulf Drilling #913270

FNC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 05, 2006
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) The House Republicans’ decision to pull a bill that would approve drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico noted. {Note: joined in progress.}

(Southeast Louisiana: Erik Liljegren) Louisiana’s plans to use offshore oil drilling profits to rebuild and protect the coastline environment examined; scenes shown of oil rigs and boats; details given on the improvement of Louisiana Highway 1. [Senator Mary LANDRIEU†- comments on planning and the money’s use; claims without action the Gulf Coast could wash away.] [Port Fourchon executive director Ted FALGOUT†- says without sharing oil and gas revenues we cannot sustain development.] [LA 1 Coalition executive director Henri BOULET†- comments.]

Smith, Shepard;
Liljegren, Erik

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