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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #976125

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; underwater video shown.

(Venice, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) Concerns about the tests on the new cap reviewed; details given of concern about the earlier top kill procedure and the disagreement between the government and BP. [National incident commander Adm. Thad ALLEN – says we have never been sure of the condition of the wellbore and casing pipe.] [BP COO Doug SUTTLES†- says we have multiple experts.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS – explains the government’s concern.] [Senator Bill NELSON – comments on BP’s failure to respond about a breach in the well.] [University of Houston Don VAN NIEUWENHUISE†- explains how the procedure could make the disaster worse.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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