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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / A Discussion #971064

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jul 23, 2010
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Randi Kaye) The investigation into the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico reviewed; details given about what a technician said about a general alarm had been disabled intentionally while Tropical Storm Bonnie still headed for the site & controversy over moving protective equipment due to the storm. Live discussion held with St. Tammany Parish president Kevin Davis & historian Douglas Brinkley about the situation. [DAVIS - opposes moving "our assets" in the parish; comments on the planned private meeting that BP gave no reason for canceling.] [BRINKLEY - says BP blew off parish presidents this week when the equipment has been successful in keeping oil out of the marshes; criticizes BP about its handling of the rig safety.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi
Duration:
00:06:30

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