Latest oil spill developments

Cleanup and containment efforts continue at the Gulf of Mexico site of the oil spill following the Deepwater Horizon explosion.
Monday, June 7, 2010

Increasing amount of oil is captured by containment cap.

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

By the numbers

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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