Gulf Oil Spill: As Damage Speads, U.K. Upset By Presidential Pressure on BP

On day 53 of the BP oil spill, the frustration continues to spread along with the size of the spill. A federal panel probing the rate of the oil flow has revealed that the size of the spill is far bigger than previous estimates. While the earlier worst-case scenario pegged the spill at 42 million gallons, the new numbers mean that up to 89 million gallons could have spewed into the ocean already, eight times the size of the Exxon-Valdez disaster. Today, Adm. Thad Allen, the man in charge of...Full Story
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