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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #967494

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 06, 2010
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Day 48 of the Gulf oil crisis introduced; details given about the capping device.

(Pensacola: Kelly Cobiella) Concerns in Florida about the encroaching oil featured; scenes shown from the waters & tar balls on the beaches; details given about the BP operations. [Skydiving pilot Jim WILSON†- offers perspective on the oil & his business.] [Cleanup George KERNER, Escambia County commissioner Grover ROBINSON†- comment on the situation.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Grand ISle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The people's skepticism about BP's efforts & lack of a sense of urgency featured; scenes shown from the Grand Isle shore, the beach "hot zone", the underwater leak video, cleanup on the beach & a tiny oily bird. [Resident Chris HERNANDEZ†, Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Dan SOMMA†- talk about the environment.] [BP CEO Tony HAYWARD - talks about the containment systems.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) A statement from Hayward quoted.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The reasons for the mixed flow of information about the oil flow examined; underwater leak video shown; details given about the increased leakage last week. [On "Face the Nation," Coast Guard Adm. Tad ALLEN†- estimates the daily oil flow; says this will go into the fall.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Cobiella, Kelly;
Strassmann, Mark;
Attkisson, Sharyl

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