Scientists: Study charts 22-mile gulf oil plume
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Scientists: Study charts 22-mile gulf oil plume

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, scientists reported Thursday in the first conclusive evidence of an underwater plume from the BP spill. (Aug. 19) (The Associated Press)

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