BP Oil Spill: Oil in Mississippi Wetlands Prompts Questions About Containment Plan

The oily mess spreading toward Mississippi's sensitive delta has raised questions about whether BP's insertion tube is enough to significantly slow the oil still gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. BP said the 4-inch tube is working, siphoning 84,000 gallons a day to a ship, oil that would otherwise have dumped into gulf waters. But oil continues to bleed into new areas, and experts fear it could wind its way up the East Coast. About 46,000 square miles in the gulf are now off limits to...Full Story
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