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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #975345

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 28, 2010
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(Venice, Louisiana: Brian Williams) The oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; maps shown. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Venice, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) The response to the spill as Tropical Storm Alex approaches featured; scenes shown from a meeting in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, the leak site, residents receiving relief supplies from Feed the Children; map shown of the flood watch zone. [BP Plaquemines Parish director Fred LEMOND†, Coast Guard Lt. Commander Pat EILAND†- comment on the projected path and impact of the storm.] [BP well site leader Mitchell BULLOCK†- comments on the progress of the relief well.] [Fisherman’s daughter Christy SOH‡- worries.]

(Venice, Louisiana: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Biloxi, Mississippi: Mark Potter) The arrival of oil on the beaches in Mississippi featured; scenes shown of cleanup crews in Biloxi, oil on a rock jetty in Ocean Springs. [Biloxi Mayor A.J. HOLLOWAY††, city spokesman Vincent CREEL†, Ocean Springs visitors Jody and Natalie MAYS‡, Snapper’s Seafood Restaurant owner Mark BALIUS†- react.]

(Venice, Louisiana: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Venice Louisiana: Jim Cantore) The forecast for Alex featured; maps shown.

(Venice, Louisiana: Brian Williams) Plaquemines Parish president Billy Nungesser’s fight against the oil featured; scenes shown of a crew sucking up oil with a shop vac bought by Nungesser. [NUNGESSER – says people need to be scared; expresses disappointment with the government’s response; says we may never clean this marsh up.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne;
Potter, Mark;
Cantore, Jim

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