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President Obama speaks during a nationally televised address from the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. Mr. Obama said the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is an urgent call for action to cut U.S. dependence on fossil fuels and vowed that BP PLC will be required to spend whatever is needed to repair damage caused by the company's "recklessness." (Bloomberg News/Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool)
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President Obama speaks during a nationally televised address from the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. Mr. Obama said the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is an urgent call for action to cut U.S. dependence on fossil fuels and vowed that BP PLC will be required to spend whatever is needed to repair damage caused by the company's "recklessness." (Bloomberg News/Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool)

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