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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #975997

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; map shown.

(Gulf of Mexico: Kerry Sanders) The efforts to stop the oil leak updated; scenes shown from on board the Discoverer Enterprise, the pipe that is collecting oil and the ship Q4000 that is capturing and burning oil. [BP chief managing director Bob DUDLEY†- comments on the time frame.] Mexico‚Äôs request for financial assistance from BP noted.

(New Orleans: Thanh Truong) The operation to clean tar balls from Lake Pontchartrain featured; map shown. [Fisherwoman Carol ROTELLO††- reacts.] [New Orleans Mayor Mitch LANDRIEU†- notes the oil made it past the barriers.] [Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation John LOPEZ†- notes the impact on the people.]

Williams, Brian;
Sanders, Kerry;
Truong, Thanh

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