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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #971246

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 27, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Day 99 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; details given about BP taxes, losses, & the acknowledgement from claims manager Ken Feinberg there is a perception of conflict with BP paying him.

(Grand i\Isle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The changing nature of the BP company examined; scenes shown of outgoing BP CEO Tony Hayward & incoming CEO Bob Dudley; details given about BP's selling of assets, concerns about the company's credibility & the reaction of coastal residents to BP. [DUDLEY - promises changes.] ["Capital Rising" author Peter COHAN†- assesses BP is in better shape.] [Voice of HAYWARD - defends BP's corporate responsibility.] [Grand Isle's Leoda BLADSACKER‡- says this is ground Zero.] BP's claim of a tax credit for cleanup costs & possible resulting pressure on the company discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Strassmann, Mark
Duration:
00:03:30

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