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(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.
(Buras, Louisiana: Steve Osunsami) The delicate operation to stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico by putting a new cap on the pipe featured; video shown of the leak; details given about controlled burns & the use of skimmers. [Coast Guard R/Adm. Paul ZUKUNFT- talks about working in better weather.] [Voice of BP vice president Kent WELLS- comments on the activity.] [White House adviser David AXELROD - talks about this cap.] [Plaquemines Parish president Billy NUNGESSER- suggests hiring with local people only.] BP's announcement of a timetable for the relief wells noted. Why the "A Whale" boat is not being used in the skimming operation discussed.
(Studio: Dan Harris) "World News" coverage from the Gulf this week announced.
- Harris, Dan;
- Osunsami, Steve
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