NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010
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(Venice, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) A storm threatening the progress on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico featured; underwater video, weather map and oil in the Mississippi River shown; details given about the time frame for shutting down operations. [Voice of BP’s Kent WELLS – comments on putting a storm plug on the well.] [The Weather Channel’s Chris WARREN- comments on the storm.] [Voice of national incident commander Adm. Thad ALLEN – comments on preparations for shutting down.] The announcement from ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron and ConocoPhillips they are joining forces to create a new containment system noted.
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