September 6th – 12:35PM (EST)
Washington, D.C. – With an ever-changing story that is constantly seeing new information brought to light, we’ve decided to create a regular round up of what is being said in the media – local, national, and everything in between – in order to help keep people informed and up to date. With that said, here is a quick look at what the national media is saying about the spill. Coverage has continued to slow, but here are some of the pertinent stories right now:
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CBS covers the removal of the failed million-pound blowout preventer from the depths of the Gulf, a key step in examining exactly went wrong and preventing future well blowouts.
Another oil rig caught fire off the coast of Louisiana on Thursday morning, sparking further debate as to the safety of off-shore drilling. We had the opportunity to fly over the site later that afternoon, where we saw what looked to be a situation under control.
Also from The Washington Post:
A very touching video about the residents of Venice, Louisiana and the struggles they’re facing right now.
A story about Louisiana fisherman Ryan Lambert and the struggles he and his business have faced since Katrina and the spill