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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #968389

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 23, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) BP's removal of the containment cap on the oil well in the Gulf of Mexico after it was damaged by a robot, President Obama's efforts to get the drilling ban reinstated & the reopening of some fishing zone reported; underwater leak footage shown.

(Grand Isle: Kelly Cobiella) The setbacks across the Gulf reviewed; scenes shown of oil on the beaches in Pensacola, Florida, trucks to suck oil from the surface & oil in the marshes; details given about the containment cap system problems with diagrams shown, about Judge Martin Feldman, who threw out Obama's drilling ban & the release of some cleaned-up pelicans. [Resident Jamie HAYES†- comments.] Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN - comments on the cap.]

Couric, Katie;
Cobiella, Kelly

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