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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #968442

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 20, 2010
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(Studio: Dan Harris) A day of prayer in Louisiana to end the oil spill disaster & a BP corporate document about a worst-case scenario for a spill introduced.

(Washington: David Kerley) The BP document & the oil flow estimates examined; excerpts quoted. [Representative Ed MARKEY†- says BP is lying or is incompetent.] [Earlier, BP CEO Tony HAYWARD, Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN, White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- offer estimates on oil flow.]

(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(Duras, Louisiana: Sharyn Alfonsi) The reaction in Louisiana to the oil spill news examined; scenes shown of Hayward in a yacht race & of oil in the Gulf & marshes & cleaned-up pelicans being released. [Two RESIDENTS - react to BP.] [Louisiana coast homeowner Glen SCHWARTZBERG†- shows the oil in the water.]

(Studio: Dan Harris) President Obama's sampling of local seafood recalled.

(Bayou La Batre†, Alabama: T.J. Winick) The impact of the oil spill on the seafood industry featured; scenes shown from Bayou La Batre†, Alabama. [Seafood processor Dominic FICARINO†- says he eats the seafood.] [In New York City, two PEOPLE - worry about the seafood.]

Harris, Dan;
Kerley, David;
Alfonsi, Sharyn;
Winick, T.J.

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