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Obama says ready to "'kick ass" over Gulf oil spill

<p>U.S. President Barack Obama (C) listens during a briefing about the situation along the Gulf Coast following the BP oil spill, at the Coast Guard Venice Center, in Venice, Louisiana, in this White House handout photo taken on May 2, 2010 and released on June 7, 2010. Picture taken May 2, 2010. REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House</p>

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) listens during a briefing about the situation along the Gulf Coast following the BP oil spill, at the Coast Guard Venice Center, in Venice, Louisiana, in this White House handout photo taken on May 2, 2010 and released...more

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) listens during a briefing about the situation along the Gulf Coast following the BP oil spill, at the Coast Guard Venice Center, in Venice, Louisiana, in this White House handout photo taken on May 2, 2010 and released on June 7, 2010. Picture taken May 2, 2010. REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama (4th L) speaks about the BP oil spill during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington June 7, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque</p>

U.S. President Barack Obama (4th L) speaks about the BP oil spill during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington June 7, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama (4th L) speaks about the BP oil spill during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington June 7, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Oil booms meant to protect a pelican nesting area lay haphazard in the water by Cat Island in Barataria Bay, Louisiana just off the Gulf of Mexico June 7, 2010. Energy giant BP seeks to double the amount of oil it captures from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, while the U.S. Gulf Coast will be struggling with the environmental mess from the huge spill for years, the Coast Guard said on Monday REUTERS/Jose Luis Magana-Greenpeace/Handout</p>

Oil booms meant to protect a pelican nesting area lay haphazard in the water by Cat Island in Barataria Bay, Louisiana just off the Gulf of Mexico June 7, 2010. Energy giant BP seeks to double the amount of oil it captures from its ruptured Gulf of...more

Oil booms meant to protect a pelican nesting area lay haphazard in the water by Cat Island in Barataria Bay, Louisiana just off the Gulf of Mexico June 7, 2010. Energy giant BP seeks to double the amount of oil it captures from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, while the U.S. Gulf Coast will be struggling with the environmental mess from the huge spill for years, the Coast Guard said on Monday REUTERS/Jose Luis Magana-Greenpeace/Handout

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<p>Commercial vessels skim the Gulf of Mexico waters near Grand Isle, Louisiana June 7, 2010, under the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard Buoy Tender Harry Claiborne (R). Energy giant BP Plc seeks to double the amount of oil it captures from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, while the U.S. Gulf Coast will be struggling with the environmental mess from the huge spill for years, the Coast Guard said on Monday. REUTERS/US Coast Guard/Handout</p>

Commercial vessels skim the Gulf of Mexico waters near Grand Isle, Louisiana June 7, 2010, under the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard Buoy Tender Harry Claiborne (R). Energy giant BP Plc seeks to double the amount of oil it captures from its...more

Commercial vessels skim the Gulf of Mexico waters near Grand Isle, Louisiana June 7, 2010, under the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard Buoy Tender Harry Claiborne (R). Energy giant BP Plc seeks to double the amount of oil it captures from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, while the U.S. Gulf Coast will be struggling with the environmental mess from the huge spill for years, the Coast Guard said on Monday. REUTERS/US Coast Guard/Handout

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<p>Oiled pelicans sit in a pen waiting to be cleaned at a rescue center facility set up by the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana June 7, 2010. Two hundred and ninety two birds have been brought to the center over a six week period. Eighty-six have been brought in on Sunday. One hundred and ninety six were Brown Pelicans. These birds are being rescued and transported to the Fort Jackson Rehabilitation Center by well-trained and knowledgeable wildlife responders, veterinarians, biologists and wildlife rehabilitators. BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the Mississippi and Alabama coasts this week, U.S. forecasters said, as public anger surged over the nation's worst environmental disaster. REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

Oiled pelicans sit in a pen waiting to be cleaned at a rescue center facility set up by the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana June 7, 2010. Two hundred and ninety two birds have been brought to the center over a six...more

Oiled pelicans sit in a pen waiting to be cleaned at a rescue center facility set up by the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana June 7, 2010. Two hundred and ninety two birds have been brought to the center over a six week period. Eighty-six have been brought in on Sunday. One hundred and ninety six were Brown Pelicans. These birds are being rescued and transported to the Fort Jackson Rehabilitation Center by well-trained and knowledgeable wildlife responders, veterinarians, biologists and wildlife rehabilitators. BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the Mississippi and Alabama coasts this week, U.S. forecasters said, as public anger surged over the nation's worst environmental disaster. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>Jeff Phillips, Environmental Contaminants Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, rescues a Brown Pelican from the Barataria Bay in Grand Isle, Louisiana, June 4, 2010. State and federal wildlife services pulled approximately 60 Brown Pelicans, in the last two days, covered in oil from the Barataria Bay area. Picture taken June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Petty Officer 3rd Class Ann Marie Gorden-US Coast Guard/Handout</p>

Jeff Phillips, Environmental Contaminants Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, rescues a Brown Pelican from the Barataria Bay in Grand Isle, Louisiana, June 4, 2010. State and federal wildlife services pulled approximately 60 Brown...more

Jeff Phillips, Environmental Contaminants Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, rescues a Brown Pelican from the Barataria Bay in Grand Isle, Louisiana, June 4, 2010. State and federal wildlife services pulled approximately 60 Brown Pelicans, in the last two days, covered in oil from the Barataria Bay area. Picture taken June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Petty Officer 3rd Class Ann Marie Gorden-US Coast Guard/Handout

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<p>Leaking oil is pictured at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, in this frame grab taken from a BP live video feed June 7, 2010. BP is now collecting about 11,000 barrels per day of the leak volume with a containment cap over the blown-out well, and plans to nearly double collection efforts in coming days to 20,000 barrels per day. REUTERS/BP/Handout</p>

Leaking oil is pictured at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, in this frame grab taken from a BP live video feed June 7, 2010. BP is now collecting about 11,000 barrels per day of the leak volume with a containment cap...more

Leaking oil is pictured at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, in this frame grab taken from a BP live video feed June 7, 2010. BP is now collecting about 11,000 barrels per day of the leak volume with a containment cap over the blown-out well, and plans to nearly double collection efforts in coming days to 20,000 barrels per day. REUTERS/BP/Handout

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<p>A pelican sits covered with oil from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in Barataria Bay, Louisiana just off the Gulf of Mexico June 6, 2010. BP's containment cap is capturing an increasing amount of oil spewing from a ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, but the U.S. admiral leading the government relief effort said on Sunday the coast will be under siege from the massive spill for many more months. REUTERS/Jose Luis Magana/Greenpeace/Handout</p>

A pelican sits covered with oil from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in Barataria Bay, Louisiana just off the Gulf of Mexico June 6, 2010. BP's containment cap is capturing an increasing amount of oil spewing from a ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, but...more

A pelican sits covered with oil from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in Barataria Bay, Louisiana just off the Gulf of Mexico June 6, 2010. BP's containment cap is capturing an increasing amount of oil spewing from a ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, but the U.S. admiral leading the government relief effort said on Sunday the coast will be under siege from the massive spill for many more months. REUTERS/Jose Luis Magana/Greenpeace/Handout

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<p>A horsefly sticks to the glove of EDF (Environmental Defense Fund) Director Heather Paffe after surveying the conditions of Bartaria Bay near Venice, Louisiana June 6, 2010. Oil from BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the Mississippi and Alabama coasts this week, U.S. forecasters said, as public anger surged over the nation's worst environmental disaster. REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

A horsefly sticks to the glove of EDF (Environmental Defense Fund) Director Heather Paffe after surveying the conditions of Bartaria Bay near Venice, Louisiana June 6, 2010. Oil from BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the...more

A horsefly sticks to the glove of EDF (Environmental Defense Fund) Director Heather Paffe after surveying the conditions of Bartaria Bay near Venice, Louisiana June 6, 2010. Oil from BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the Mississippi and Alabama coasts this week, U.S. forecasters said, as public anger surged over the nation's worst environmental disaster. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>EDF (Environmental Defense Fund) coastal scientist Angelina Freeman takes a sample of oil while surveying the conditions of Bartaria Bay near Venice, Louisiana June 6, 2010. Oil from BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the Mississippi and Alabama coasts this week, U.S. forecasters said, as public anger surged over the nation's worst environmental disaster. REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

EDF (Environmental Defense Fund) coastal scientist Angelina Freeman takes a sample of oil while surveying the conditions of Bartaria Bay near Venice, Louisiana June 6, 2010. Oil from BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the...more

EDF (Environmental Defense Fund) coastal scientist Angelina Freeman takes a sample of oil while surveying the conditions of Bartaria Bay near Venice, Louisiana June 6, 2010. Oil from BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the Mississippi and Alabama coasts this week, U.S. forecasters said, as public anger surged over the nation's worst environmental disaster. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>Brown Pelicans, covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, huddle together in a cage at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano</p>

Brown Pelicans, covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, huddle together in a cage at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

Brown Pelicans, covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, huddle together in a cage at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

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<p>People wash a Brown Pelican which was covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano</p>

People wash a Brown Pelican which was covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

People wash a Brown Pelican which was covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

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<p>Oil covered pelicans sit on the shore line of Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery three miles north east of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 6, 2010. These birds are being rescued and transported to the Fort Jackson Rehabilitation Center by well-trained and knowledgeable wildlife responders, veterinarians, biologists and wildlife rehabilitators. Oil from BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the Mississippi and Alabama coasts this week, U.S. forecasters said, as public anger surged over the nation's worst environmental disaster. REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

Oil covered pelicans sit on the shore line of Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery three miles north east of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 6, 2010. These birds are being rescued and transported to the Fort Jackson Rehabilitation Center by well-trained and...more

Oil covered pelicans sit on the shore line of Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery three miles north east of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 6, 2010. These birds are being rescued and transported to the Fort Jackson Rehabilitation Center by well-trained and knowledgeable wildlife responders, veterinarians, biologists and wildlife rehabilitators. Oil from BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the Mississippi and Alabama coasts this week, U.S. forecasters said, as public anger surged over the nation's worst environmental disaster. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>Carl Pellegrin (R) of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Tim Kimmel (L) of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service prepare to net a pelican covered with oil in Barataria Bay, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Petty Officer 2nd Class John Miller-US Coast Guard/Handtout</p>

Carl Pellegrin (R) of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Tim Kimmel (L) of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service prepare to net a pelican covered with oil in Barataria Bay, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Petty Officer 2nd Class John...more

Carl Pellegrin (R) of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Tim Kimmel (L) of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service prepare to net a pelican covered with oil in Barataria Bay, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Petty Officer 2nd Class John Miller-US Coast Guard/Handtout

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<p>Lightly Oil covered pelican chicks sit on the rocky shore line of Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery three miles north east of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

Lightly Oil covered pelican chicks sit on the rocky shore line of Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery three miles north east of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

Lightly Oil covered pelican chicks sit on the rocky shore line of Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery three miles north east of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>A shrimp boat skims oil in Bartaria Bay near Venice, Louisiana June 6, 2010. Oil from BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the Mississippi and Alabama coasts this week, U.S. forecasters said, as public anger surged over the nation's worst environmental disaster. REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

A shrimp boat skims oil in Bartaria Bay near Venice, Louisiana June 6, 2010. Oil from BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the Mississippi and Alabama coasts this week, U.S. forecasters said, as public anger surged over the...more

A shrimp boat skims oil in Bartaria Bay near Venice, Louisiana June 6, 2010. Oil from BP's out-of-control Gulf of Mexico oil spill could threaten the Mississippi and Alabama coasts this week, U.S. forecasters said, as public anger surged over the nation's worst environmental disaster. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>Vacationers walk past oil that has washed on shore in Gulf Shores, Alabama June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lyle W. Ratliff</p>

Vacationers walk past oil that has washed on shore in Gulf Shores, Alabama June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lyle W. Ratliff

Vacationers walk past oil that has washed on shore in Gulf Shores, Alabama June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lyle W. Ratliff

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<p>An exhausted oil-covered brown pelican sits in a pool of oil along Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery, 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

An exhausted oil-covered brown pelican sits in a pool of oil along Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery, 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

An exhausted oil-covered brown pelican sits in a pool of oil along Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery, 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>Tim Kimmel of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service carries an pelican covered in oil from a nesting area to a waiting boat in Barataria Bay, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Petty Officer 2nd Class John D. MillerUS Coast Guard/Handout</p>

Tim Kimmel of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service carries an pelican covered in oil from a nesting area to a waiting boat in Barataria Bay, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Petty Officer 2nd Class John D. MillerUS Coast Guard/Handout

Tim Kimmel of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service carries an pelican covered in oil from a nesting area to a waiting boat in Barataria Bay, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Petty Officer 2nd Class John D. MillerUS Coast Guard/Handout

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<p>A worker washes inside the bill of a Brown Pelican covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano</p>

A worker washes inside the bill of a Brown Pelican covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

A worker washes inside the bill of a Brown Pelican covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

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<p>Cassan Pulaski (L) and Danine Birtel wash a Brown Pelican covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano</p>

Cassan Pulaski (L) and Danine Birtel wash a Brown Pelican covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

Cassan Pulaski (L) and Danine Birtel wash a Brown Pelican covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras, Louisiana June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

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<p>An exhausted oil-covered brown pelican sits in a pool of oil along Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery, 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

An exhausted oil-covered brown pelican sits in a pool of oil along Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery, 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

An exhausted oil-covered brown pelican sits in a pool of oil along Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery, 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 5, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward appears on BBC journalist Andrew Marr's television program in London June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Jeff Overs/BBC/handout</p>

BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward appears on BBC journalist Andrew Marr's television program in London June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Jeff Overs/BBC/handout

BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward appears on BBC journalist Andrew Marr's television program in London June 6, 2010. REUTERS/Jeff Overs/BBC/handout

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<p>An exhausted oil-covered brown pelican tries to climb over an oil containment boom along Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery, 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 5, 2010. Wildlife experts are working to rescue birds from the rookery which has been affected by BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and transporting them to the Fort Jackson Rehabilitation Center. REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

An exhausted oil-covered brown pelican tries to climb over an oil containment boom along Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery, 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 5, 2010. Wildlife experts are working to rescue birds from the...more

An exhausted oil-covered brown pelican tries to climb over an oil containment boom along Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery, 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana June 5, 2010. Wildlife experts are working to rescue birds from the rookery which has been affected by BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and transporting them to the Fort Jackson Rehabilitation Center. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>A wall painted with protests messages against British Petroleum (BP) and U.S. President Barack Obama is pictured as Obama's motorcade travels from New Orleans to Grand Isle, Louisiana, June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Reed</p>

A wall painted with protests messages against British Petroleum (BP) and U.S. President Barack Obama is pictured as Obama's motorcade travels from New Orleans to Grand Isle, Louisiana, June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Reed

A wall painted with protests messages against British Petroleum (BP) and U.S. President Barack Obama is pictured as Obama's motorcade travels from New Orleans to Grand Isle, Louisiana, June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>Beachgoers walk past patches of oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Pensacola Beach, Florida, June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano</p>

Beachgoers walk past patches of oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Pensacola Beach, Florida, June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

Beachgoers walk past patches of oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Pensacola Beach, Florida, June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

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<p>Resident Dale Balsavich picks up balls of oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Pensacola Beach, Florida, June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano</p>

Resident Dale Balsavich picks up balls of oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Pensacola Beach, Florida, June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

Resident Dale Balsavich picks up balls of oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Pensacola Beach, Florida, June 4, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano

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<p>Leaking oil is seen above the Lower Marine Riser Package (LMRP) cap at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico in this frame grab taken from a BP live video feed June 4, 2010. REUTERS/BP/Handout</p>

Leaking oil is seen above the Lower Marine Riser Package (LMRP) cap at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico in this frame grab taken from a BP live video feed June 4, 2010. REUTERS/BP/Handout

Leaking oil is seen above the Lower Marine Riser Package (LMRP) cap at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico in this frame grab taken from a BP live video feed June 4, 2010. REUTERS/BP/Handout

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<p>Oil floats on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico around a work boat at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico June 2, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

Oil floats on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico around a work boat at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico June 2, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

Oil floats on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico around a work boat at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico June 2, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>Oil is collected in skimming boom attached to the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Cypress in Gulf of Mexico in this May 31, 2010 photograph. REUTERS/Michael P. McGrew/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout</p>

Oil is collected in skimming boom attached to the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Cypress in Gulf of Mexico in this May 31, 2010 photograph. REUTERS/Michael P. McGrew/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

Oil is collected in skimming boom attached to the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Cypress in Gulf of Mexico in this May 31, 2010 photograph. REUTERS/Michael P. McGrew/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

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<p>Dispersant is sprayed into leaking oil above the LMRP containment cap in the area of the cut riser pipe at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, June 3, 2010. REUTERS/BP/Handout</p>

Dispersant is sprayed into leaking oil above the LMRP containment cap in the area of the cut riser pipe at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, June 3, 2010. REUTERS/BP/Handout

Dispersant is sprayed into leaking oil above the LMRP containment cap in the area of the cut riser pipe at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, June 3, 2010. REUTERS/BP/Handout

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<p>A screen grab shows leaking oil above the LMRP containment cap in the area of the cut riser pipe at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, June 3, 2010. REUTERS/BP/Handout</p>

A screen grab shows leaking oil above the LMRP containment cap in the area of the cut riser pipe at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, June 3, 2010. REUTERS/BP/Handout

A screen grab shows leaking oil above the LMRP containment cap in the area of the cut riser pipe at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, June 3, 2010. REUTERS/BP/Handout

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