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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Rig Explosion / Spill #964297

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 29, 2010
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(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Breaking news on the Gulf of Mexico oil slick that is moving towards shore introduced; scenes from the shore & diagram of the leak shown.

(Studio:L Chad Myers) The environmental threat to the bayou from the oil spill reviewed & why they did not try to burn the oil today discussed; maps shown.

(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) The technical challenges of capping the oil spill environment & the danger to the fishing & fish & what will happen as the oil nears the shore & threatens birds examined & discussed; diagrams of operation by BP to contain the oil, maps of the region & comparisons to the Alaska oil spill from the Exxon Valdez in 1989 shown.

Gupta, Sanjay;
Myers, L Chad;
Foreman, Tom

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