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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #970110

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 11, 2010
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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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