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Hurricane Alex / Texas #969468

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 01, 2010
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) The impact of the now-weakened Hurricane Alex on Texas noted.

(In the marshlands: Randi Kaye) The impact of the storm on the oil spill area in the Gulf of Mexico featured; scenes shown from the barrier islands where oil is killing the fish & mangroves. [Louisiana Governor Bobby JINDAL - shows the oil in the wetlands; notes the long-term impact of the oil; states there is no urgency in Washington: it is a month since meeting with the president.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper, Randi Kaye) Concerns about more hurricanes moving the oil discussed.

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) The use of chemical dispersants against the oil spill reviewed; details given about problems.

(New Orleans: Ed Lavandera) The question of whether BP has cut back on the use of dispersants as ordered by the EPA examined; dispersant use statistics cited. [EPA OFFICIAL, Gulf Restoration Network Aaron VILES†- express concern about the long-run impact of dispersant use.] [Representative Edward MARKEY - comments on the dispersant use issue.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi;
Randi, Anderson Cooper,;
Lavandera, Ed

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