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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #976072

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 09, 2010
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(Studio: Lester Holt) BP’s progress toward containing the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico noted; map shown.

(Metairie, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) The response effort updated; underwater video shown; details given about plans to replace the containment cap on the well and the impact of the spill on the seafood industry. [National incident commander Adm. Thad ALLEN – cites the timeline.] [Schaefer Seafood Merlin SCHAEFER††- says he won’t sell something he won’t eat.] [Deanie’s Seafood Darren CHIFICI†- comments on the high price of oysters.] [Buying seafood, Esther JIN‡- comments.] The announcement from Diamond Offshore Drilling that it is moving a rig to Egypt due to the battle over deepwater drilling noted.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) America’s reliance on oil featured; statistics on consumption cited. [American Petroleum Institute Rayola DOUGHER†- says it’s fundamental to our modern lifestyle.] [Rice University Amy MYERS-JAFFE†- notes the drop in consumption if Americans would drive less.] [Several PEOPLE – react to giving up driving.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Thompson, Anne;
Costello, Tom
Duration:
00:05:30

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