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(Studio: Dan Harris) Day 55 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico introduced.
(Venice, Louisiana: Matt Gutman) President Obama's order that BP submit a plan to contain the oil spill & set up an escrow account featured; underwater oil video shown. [White House advisor David AXELROD - comments on the oil fund.] [Coast Guard R/Adm. James WATSON- says we will be as tough as we have to with BP, but we have to keep BP in the game.] [Project of Government Oversight director Danielle BRIAN- calls it only saber rattling.] The status of the effort to collect the oil discussed.
(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.
(Orange Beach, Alabama: Yunji de Nies) The battered beaches of the Gulf coast featured; scenes shown of oil on Alabama's beaches, booms being laid off Florida & the pom-pom cleaning method. [BEACHGOER, Coast Guard PO Tasha TULLY, charter captain Paul REDMAN, The Dock manager Bruce PARIS- comment on aspects of the oil problem.]
- Harris, Dan;
- Gutman, Matt;
- Nies, Yunji de
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