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US Says Most Oil From Spill Poses Little Additional Risk

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Only about 26 percent of the oil from the Deepwater Horizon leak is still in the water or onshore, but most of it is diluted and breaking down rapidly, officials say. The NYT reports

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BP Shares Jump on First Major Oil Spill Progress

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Shares in oil major BP rose Monday after the company said it was capturing most of the oil gushing from its leaking Gulf of Mexico well.

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BP Works to Stem Another Torrent: Its CEO

Friday, June 4th, 2010

BP, already bedeviled by the oil spill, now finds itself with one more problem: Tony Hayward, its gaffe-prone chief executive. The NYT reports.

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Size of Oil Spill in Gulf Underestimated, Scientists Say

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Scientists and environmental groups are raising sharp questions about the size of the oil leak in the gulf, estimated at 5,000 barrels a day, declaring that the leak must be far larger. The NYT reports.

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