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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #969984

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 08, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Day 80 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; underwater video of the leak shown.

(Gulf of Mexico: Jeffrey Kofman) A visit to the site of the spill in the Gulf featured; scenes shown of oil being burned, the ships capturing oil escaping from the well.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The timetable for the two relief wells being drilled updated; diagrams shown.

(New Orleans: Ron Claiborne) Some of the seven suggestions for cleaning up the oil that have been deemed viable examined; details given about how a skimmer bag works, a sand cleaner & Kevin Costner's centrifuge that separates oil from water. [BP contractor Jerry MATHERNE†, COSTNER - talk about their devices.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Kofman, Jeffrey;
Claiborne, Ron

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