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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #969719

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Day 79 of the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico updated; underwater leak video shown.

(Grand isle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The fight between state & local leaders versus the feds about a protection plan examined; scenes shown from Louisiana's Barataria Bay & of oiled pelicans released in Florida after cleaning; details given about plans for a rock wall to keep oil out of the bay that is opposed by scientists & the Army Corps of Engineers. [Louisianan Greg BOURGEOIS‡- shows oil on his property.] [Jefferson Parish emergency preparedness director Deano BONANO†- says the federal government has done nothing.] [University of New Orleans Denise REED†- reacts.]

Couric, Katie;
Strassmann, Mark

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