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Oil Spill Headlines - June 4, 2010

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-06-04

Duration: 00:01:40

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | Gulf Of Mexico | Environment | Disaster response and recovery | Obama, Barack | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Sand berms | Animal rescue

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Interviewee

Description

This segment from the June 4, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the ongoing BP Oil Spill. These stories include: President Barack Obama’s visit to Louisiana to meet with state and local officials for a damage assessment; Governor Bobby Jindal urging BP to sign the contract to pay for the building of six sand berms to protect the coast; the rescue of twenty oiled birds, including seagulls and brown pelicans; and BP’s latest attempt to cap the well and contain the oil spill. Host: Shauna Sanford