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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #967771

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 12, 2010
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(Studio: David Muir) Day 54 in the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico updated.

(Houma, Louisiana: Matt Gutman) The government's tougher stance on BP to stop the leak featured; details given about the demands from the Coast Guard; scenes shown of oil in water & an oily bird. [Today & June 4, BP COO Doug SUTTLES†- comments on capturing the flow of oil.] [June 8, President OBAMA - says he knows whose ass to kick.] [On the beach, WOMAN - comments.] The oil & the loop current that could carry the oil up the East coast discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Gulfport, Mississippi: Yunji de Nies) The impact of the oil spill on endangered sea turtles featured; scenes shown of dead & captured turtles in the hospitals. [Animal care director Tim HOFFLAND†- talks about one of the turtles.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jake Tapper) The war of words between the US & Britain over Obama's harsh words for BP reviewed; details given about Obama's phone call to British Prime Minister Cameron & their joint statement quoted.

(Studio: David Muir) Further coverage on "This Week" noted.

Muir, David;
Gutman, Matt;
Nies, Yunji de;
Tapper, Jake

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