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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #975452

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 02, 2010
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Day 74 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; map and underwater video shown.

(Grand Isle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The outlook for the relief wells stopping the oil leak examined; animation shown of how the wells will work. [May 31, BP CEO Tony HAYWARD†- says the ultimate solution is the relief well.] [National incident commander Adm. Thad ALLEN†- says it’s been done before.] [Deep water drilling expert Eric SMITH††- says it’s not a slam dunk.] [June 26 and recently, BP CEO Bob DUDLEY†- comments.] [Bed and breakfast manager Ryan OWEN‡- says we’re hoping it works.]

Pelley, Scott;
Strassmann, Mark

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