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'Alex' Could Slow BP's Plan To Capture More Oil

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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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Stormy Weather Could Delay Oil Spill Cleanup Efforts

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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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New Oil Estimates Show Spill Rate Much Higher

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Cap 'Encouraging Step'; BP To Expand System

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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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BP Shifts Plan Back To Capturing Oil, Not Stopping It

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Gulf Oil Spill Now the Biggest In U.S. History

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BP Hopes 'Top Kill' Will Stop Oil Gusher

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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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BP's Own Numbers Prove Spill Greater Than Estimate

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Scientist: BP's Oil Spill Estimates Improbable

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New Video Could Provide More Answers On Oil Spill

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