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Officials warn oil could gush until August

BP: “Right now we are going to a containment operation…Because this is being done at 5,000 feet with robots, we’re going to take our time” BP engineers on Monday scrambled a new high-risk operation to stem the devastating Gulf oil spill now described as the worst environmental disaster in US…

BP kept using toxic chemical in Gulf despite EPA warning

Angry Louisians watched fragile shorelines and rare birds become coated in thick crude Monday as BP came under mounting pressure ahead of a make-or-break “top kill” operation to stem the tide of oil streaming into the Gulf of Mexico. Meanwhile, The New York Times reports that “state and federal officials…