NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 13, 2010
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(Venice, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) The testing of the new cap on the oil pipe featured; underwater video and animation shown; details given about the lasting impact of the spill on Louisiana. [Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN - comments on the condition of the well.] [Voice of BP vice president Kent WELLS- apologizes for the delay in starting the test.] [Coast Guard Chris WHITAKER- talks about maintaining the boom.] [P&J Oyster Co. co-owner Sal SUNSERI- comments on his business.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Thanh Truong) The opposition of L residents to President Obama’s moratorium on offshore drilling featured; details given of the focus on platforms that carry blowout preventers. [Pipe inspector Paul CALLAIS- comments on the uncertainty about his job.] [Interior Department Michael BROMWICH- says it is too risky to allow deepwater drilling to continue.] [Lafourche Parish, Louisiana president Charlotte RANDOLPH- says it will end life as we know it.]
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