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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #976457

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 15, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Underwater video with no oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico shown; graph shown of the rise in BP’s stock price.

(Houma, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) Signs of hope along the Gulf coast featured; scenes of the containment cap shown; details given about the pressure tests and the replacement of the leaking choke line. [National incident commander Adm. Thad ALLEN†- says this is an intermediate step.] [Resident Tonya BERGERON‡- reacts.] Allen’s concern that pressure will create leaks below the sea floor discussed; Allen’s diagram and the undersea robots shown.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Strassmann, Mark
Duration:
00:04:20

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