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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Rig Explosion / Spill / Massachusetts Wind Farm #971494

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 28, 2010
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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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