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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill #977229

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 30, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Day 102 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico reviewed.

(Grand Isle, Louisiana: Don Teague) The reaction to BP’s scaled-back cleanup efforts featured; underwater video shown; details given of the announcement that former FEMA director James Lee Witt†† will handle long-term recovery plans. [BP managing director Robert DUDLEY†- says no pullback on commitment.] [FISHERMAN – reacts.] [Plaquemines Parish president William NUNGESSER†- says oil will continue to come ashore.] [WITT – says our hope is we can do it as fast and as good as we can.] [Grand Isle, Louisiana resident Al CASON‡- comments on being back in business.] NOAA’s analysis of the beaches in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida noted.

Couric, Katie;
Teague, Don

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