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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / Young Interview #970517

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 15, 2010
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the stoppage of the oil flow from the pipe in the Gulf of Mexico reported; underwater video shown.

(Studio: Chad Myers) The question of where is all the oil that is still out there reviewed; maps shown. How the good weather has kept the oil from going further into the wetlands discussed.

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) The sands berms being built by the state of Louisiana to protect the coast line noted. [Louisiana Governor Bobby JINDAL - promotes the berms.] A photo of a berm that seems to be disappearing shown. [In earlier interview, Western Carolina University professor Robert YOUNG - explains why the berms won't block the oil; states "armoring" the berms would be an environmental disaster because it would change the dynamics of the coast; states the views of scientists on long-term plans for the region.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Myers, Chad

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