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BP, Coast Guard say source of oil sheen capped, plugged

GULF OF MEXICO — BP says it has capped and plugged an abandoned piece of equipment that is believed to be the source of a sheen spotted near the site of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The London-based oil giant said today that it successfully placed a 750-pound cap over an 86-ton steel container that the ...

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Material on island not oil, but new sheen found

GULF OF MEXICO — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has released testing results done on suspected oil spill material found on Deer Island recently. However, a new oil sheen discovered in the Gulf of Mexico from a mystery source has raised new concerns. The results determined that the material was not oil and not a product of the ...

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