Richard Harris Award-winning journalist Richard Harris reports on biomedical research for NPR's newsmagazines, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
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The looming storm could postpone BP's plans to double the amount of oil they capture from the spill. Here, a boat uses a boom and absorbent material to soak up oil on the surface of the water near Grand Isle, La., on Monday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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The chief government spokesperson on the oil spill, Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, often speaks with great authority. Trouble is, he's bungled a lot of the facts. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Facts Garbled As U.S. Tries To Take Charge Of Spill

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Gulf Oil Spill Estimate Revised Again

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BP Hopes Cap Will Keep Oil From Escaping

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BP Moves Forward On Efforts To Capture Oil

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Workers construct a dam to keep oil from entering wetlands on Elmer's Island in Louisiana. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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