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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #967293

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 05, 2010
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) Day 47 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; details given about the limited success of BP's capping device & of oil reaching Florida.

(Grand Isle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) BP's efforts to contain the oil leak featured; scenes of oily birds & an empty marina & animation of the cap shown; details given about injury & illness for cleanup workers. [President OBAMA - promises to make everything whole.] [Oysterman Floyd LASSAIGNE†- comments.] [Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN†- comments on the operation.] [Cleanup worker Ronnie ANDERSON†- expresses health concerns.]

(Studio: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.

(Pensacola: Kelly Cobiella) The oil on Florida beaches featured; map of the southern coastline & a dead oily bird shown. [Orange Beach, Alabama, Mayor Tony KENNON†- complains about the oil, the need for resources from BP & the tar balls.] [Florida Governor Charlie CRIST, BP vice president Bob FRYAR†- comment.] Allen's explanation of the "battle" quoted.

Glor, Jeff;
Strassmann, Mark;
Cobiella, Kelly

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