Fly-over Shows Progress In Gulf

Fly-over Shows Progress In Gulf

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wetlandsA recent Coast Guard flight over the site of the exploded BP oil well shows that the thick black swaths of oil have dissipated in the Gulf of Mexico.

“Two months ago, I took a boat ride to this exact spot and it was thick with black oil,” said one NPR reporter. “The flight this week revealed a dramatic difference.”

“Between the skimming, the surface burns and chemical dispersants and the more than 4,000 vessels working to stop it from spreading, the oil is dissipating.”

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