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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Delacroix, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) The effort to contain the oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico by burning it featured; scenes of the slick, the Louisiana Responder skimming boat, planes spraying dispersant, and animation of the controlled burn process shown. [NOAA Charlie HENRY- comments on the effort.] [LSU professor Ed OVERTON- states it’s better to destroy it at sea than clean it up onshore.] [Cleanup expert Kenneth HOWLAND- says we can do it.] [Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad ALLEN- it’s prudent to deal with contingencies in advance.] Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s approval of the Cape Wind Project, an offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound, noted.
- Williams, Brian;
- Thompson, Anne
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