Incoming BP Chief: Time To Scale Back Cleanup
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Oil burns at the Ixtoc 1 offshore drilling rig in December 1979. The rig dumped 140 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico and covered about 170 miles of the South Texas coast, including Galveston. John Hoagland/Liaison/Getty Images hide caption

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Island's Recovery May Set Example For Gulf Residents
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Gulf Residents Face Quandary: Sue Or Settle?
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Workboats operate near the Transocean Development Drilling Rig II at the site of the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Oil Industry Rethinks Cost, Risk Of Drilling In U.S.
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Scott Burke, owner of Loop Linen and Uniform Service in Westwego, La., says the Gulf oil spill has had an impact on his bottom line. "As the restaurants slow down, we slow down," Burke says. "It's just a trickle-down effect." Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Many In Gulf On Road To Uncertain Compensation
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Flyover Shows Progress In Gulf
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BP's Next CEO Warns Against Push To Limit Drilling
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A BP contractor uses a piece of absorbent boom to try to sop up oil from a marsh near Cocodrie, La. An NOAA contractor says this technique is not approved and will cause more harm than good to Louisiana's fragile marshes. But this worker's boss defends the technique. Elizabeth Shogren/NPR hide caption

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Marsh Cleanup Bid May Hurt More Than Help
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BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg (right) stands with outgoing CEO Tony Hayward. Hayward may not receive any exit compensation if he stays on with the company. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hayward's 'Golden Parachute' Is Relatively Modest
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Double Jeopardy: One Couple, Two Oil Spills
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Gulf Evacuations Delay Cleanup Operations
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