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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / Waste Dumping #970002

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 08, 2010
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(Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana: Sanjay Gupta) Report introduced.

(Pass Christian, Mississippi: Randi Kaye) The oil dumping battle featured; scenes shown from Mississippi's Pecan Grove landfill where the cleanup up oil & stuff is buried; details given about the land fill contract with BP, the safety measures & EPA inspections of the operation; scenes shown from the landfill & the waste. [Harrison County, Mississippi, Connie ROCKCO†- says we don't want it dumped in our landfill; worries about long-term effects of hazardous material.] [Waste Management Ken HALDIN†- defends the landfill.]

(Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana: Sanjay Gupta, Randi Kaye) What Waste Management says about handling of the hazardous material & whether there is a county appeals process discussed.

(Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana: Sanjay Gupta) A correction to last night's statements about the use of a chemical dispersant presented.

Gupta, Sanjay;
Kaye, Randi;
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