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Latest oil spill developments

Cleanup and containment efforts continue at the Gulf of Mexico site of the oil spill following the Deepwater Horizon explosion.

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Increasing amount of oil is captured by containment cap.

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Tiny tar balls at Fort Walton Beach, Fla., the farthest east discovered.

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18,000

claims have been paid by BP, totaling more than $48 million.

2,000

vessels are being used to skim and contain the oil.


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