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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill / Storm #976598

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 22, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Map of Tropical Storm Bonnie moving toward the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico shown.

(Venice, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) The impact of the impending storm on operations at the spill site featured; scenes of boom being hauled away at Mexico Beach, Florida, underwater video, and map of the closed and reopened fishing areas shown. [Federal on-scene coordinator R/Adm. Paul ZUKUNFT†- talks about the boom.] [Voice of national incident commander Adm. Thad ALLEN – says it is in the best interest to leave the well capped.] [BP COO Doug SUTTLES†- notes the decrease in oil to be skimmed at the leak site.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(North Miami Beach: Jim Cantore) The forecast for this storm presented; maps shown.

(Studio: Brian Williams) White House announcement that President Obama and his family will vacation on the Florida Gulf coast next month noted.

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne;
Cantore, Jim

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