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(Studio: Lester Holt) Day 76 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico introduced.
(Red Fish Bay & Venice, Louisiana: Tranh Truong) The work against the oil this Fourth of July featured; scenes shown of contractors on the beach, crews restoring booms, the "A Whale" supertanker & from a church in Bayou LeBatre, Louisiana. [CONTRACTOR, BP's Chris LUNSFORD, Coast Guard P/O Nathan HENISE- talk about the cleanup job.] [Assembly of God pastor Daniel BROWN- talks about how people are moving because there are no jobs.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Pensacola Beach: Ron Mott) The oil, the beaches & the vacationers on the Gulf coast featured; scenes shown from Pensacola Beach. [Vacationers Melinda & Brian BERENEAU, Mr. CAMPBELL, Kimmie INGEL, WOMAN; Orange Beach, Alabama, WOMAN - comment on the situation.] [Santa Rosa Island authority Buck Lee- says it is a stressful time.]
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