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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / Kaku Interview #970527

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 16, 2010
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(Studio: David Muir) Day 88 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; details given about the importance of the pressure readings with the new cap on.

(Buras, Louisiana: Matt Gutman) The backup plans for the oil for the Coast Guard & BP reviewed; virtual view shown. [Voice of retired Coat Guard Adm. Than ALLEN†- talks about the oil well situation.] [President OBAMA - says don't get ahead of ourselves: we are not done.] [Louisiana Governor Bobby JINDAL - says this is only done when our wetlands are restored.] [WOMAN - complains.]

(Studio: David Muir) Live discussion held with University of New York professor Michio Kaku† about the pressure. [In-studio, KAKU - outlines what happens if the pressure drops & the options if the pipe ruptures with the relief wells being the gold standard.]

(Studio & the Gulf: David Muir) The story of how the real end game comes with the relief wells reviewed; diagrams & the "mud" mixing pit shown.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Gutman, Matt
Duration:
00:05:40

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