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An oil slick sits on the surface of the water a few miles from the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, July 17, 2010. BP's experimental cap was holding Saturday during a well integrity test. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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An oil slick sits on the surface of the water a few miles from the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, July 17, 2010. BP's experimental cap was holding Saturday during a well integrity test. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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