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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / Seafood / BP #971316

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 27, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Day 99 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; map of the Gulf area closed to fishing shown.

(Empire, Louisiana: Jeffrey Kofman) The issue of the safety of Gulf fish examined; scenes shown of oystermen & fishermen & their catches; details given about the reopening of waters for recreational fishing. [Oysterman Mitch JURASICH‡- says the samples are good.] [Governor Bobby JINDAL - wants the waters opened up.] [University of Georgia professor Samantha JOYE†- worries about oil in the water.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The quarterly losses & spill costs for BP cited; details given about what ousted BP CEO Tony Hayward said. [On "Good Morning America," Hayward CEO successor Bob DUDLEY - outlines what needs to be done.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Birds oiled from a leak in southern Michigan into the Kalamazoo River shown.

Sawyer, Diane;
Kofman, Jeffrey

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