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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #969758

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 05, 2010
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(Studio: Erica Hill) Day 77 of the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; oil flow video shown.

(Grand Isle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The first arrival of oil tar balls in Texas & the impact of bad weather on the cleanup featured; scenes shown from Alabama, cleanup boats at anchor, the idle BP fleet, the "A Whale" skimmer & the choppy waves in Barataria Bay; details given of plans in Florida to move 70,000 turtle eggs that are about to hatch. [In Biloxi, Tim SOUTHWORTH - says the boats need to be working; states oil slicks will ruin the land.] [Sea Turtle Conservancy director David GODFREY†- talks about the turtle cargo to be moved to the East coast.] The coastal weather forecast discussed.

Hill, Erica;
Strassmann, Mark

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