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Oil leak 'worst in history'

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New estimates from a panel of US scientists said at least 12,000 barrels were leaking into the Gulf every day, far exceeding the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster.

Ian Macdonald, a biological oceanographer at Florida State University describes the current situation.


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