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  • NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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  • Map locates large discovered oil plume

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  • Map locates large discovered oil plume

    Major study charts long-lasting oil plume in Gulf

    A 22-mile-long invisible mist of oil is meandering far below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, where it will probably loiter for months or more, scientists reported Thursday in the first conclusive evidence of an underwater plume from the BP spill.

  • Major study proves oil plume that's not going away

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  • Graphic shows a breakdown of what happened to the oil from the Deepwater Horizon explosion according to the National Incident Command

    Looking for the oil? NOAA says it's mostly gone

    With a startling report that some researchers call more spin than science, the government said Wednesday that the mess made by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is mostly gone already.

  • Looking for the oil? NOAA says it's mostly gone

    With a startling report that some researchers call more spin than science, the government said Wednesday that the mess made by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is mostly gone already.

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    Crews made key progress in plugging BP's blown-out Gulf oil well Wednesday as a report said much of the spilled crude is gone, twin victories that heartened leaders who have taken political heat but left some experts and Gulf Coast residents skeptical.

  • Graphic shows a breakdown of what happened to the oil from the Deepwater Horizon explosion according to the National Incident Command

    Looking for the oil? NOAA says it's mostly gone

    With a startling report that some researchers call more spin than science, the government said Wednesday that the mess made by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is mostly gone already.

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