NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 29, 2010
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Venice, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) Concern that BP will bail out of the oil cleanup in the Gulf of Mexico once the well is plugged featured; details given about the plan to downsize the Vessels of Opportunity program; scenes shown of oil in the marshes. [National incident commander Adm. Thad ALLEN – says we need to adjust our resources.] [Plaquemines Parish president Billy NUNGESSER – says we’re going to hold their feet to the fire.]
(Barataria Bay, Louisiana: Janet Shamlian) Efforts to cap an abandoned well that is spewing oil and gas into the Gulf featured; scenes shown; details given about the problem from abandoned wells; map shown. [Jefferson Parish director of homeland security Deano BONANO- says it’s not good news for us.] [Charter captain James PETERS- says there’s more wellheads in Louisiana than there are people.] [Greenpeace executive director Philip RADFORD- says the only solution is better regulation.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The oil spill in Michigan's Kalamazoo River updated; scenes shown.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.