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Oil Spill Headlines - July 9, 2010

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-07-09

Duration: 00:02:16

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | OIL SPILLS | Disaster response and recovery | Gulf Of Mexico | Offshore oil well drilling

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Allen, Thad Speaker

Description

This segment from the July 9, 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: Governor Bobby Jindal’s response to the denial of the Obama Administration’s appeal of the lifting of the six-month moratorium on deep water offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico; BP’s plans to implement a new cap on the gushing oil well; and National Incident Commander Thad Allen expressing his optimism that the new capping system will plug the well. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford