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Monday, June 07, 2010

Dispersal of Oil Means Cleanup to Take Years, Official Says - NYTimes.com

Dispersal of Oil Means Cleanup to Take Years, Official Says - NYTimes.com

Although the Coast Guard had trained for the possibility of cleaning up a disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, it had never anticipated that oil would spread across such a broad area and break up into hundreds of thousands of patches as the current spill has done, the commander heading the federal response to the spill said Monday.

“It’s the breadth and complexity of the disaggregation of the oil” that is now posing the greatest clean-up challenge, the commander, Adm. Thad W. Allen, said at a news conference at the White House. More...

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