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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #970489

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 15, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The stopping of the oil flow into the Gulf of Mexico on Day 87 reported; underwater video shown.

(Baton Rouge: David Muir) The final closing of the valve that stopped all of the oil featured; scenes shown of similar caps & from the underwater video & diagrams; details given about the significance of pressure readings. [At LSU research lab, director Darryl BOURGOYNE†; in the Gulf; Plaquemines Parish president Billy NUNGESSER, President OBAMA - react.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Live interview held with University of New York professor Dr. Michio Kaku about the oil. [In the studio, KAKU - calls this a commercial gamechanger to knock this oil out; states if there are no leaks over the next 48 hours, we can declare a possible victory in this huge science experiment.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Muir, David

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