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<p>Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout</p>

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

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<p>Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout </p>

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

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<p>Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout</p>

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

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<p>Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout </p>

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this handout photograph taken on April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

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<p>Response boats work to clean up oil where the Deepwater Horizon oil rig sank, off Louisiana in this April 22, 2010 handout photo. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout </p>

Response boats work to clean up oil where the Deepwater Horizon oil rig sank, off Louisiana in this April 22, 2010 handout photo. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

Response boats work to clean up oil where the Deepwater Horizon oil rig sank, off Louisiana in this April 22, 2010 handout photo. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

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<p>Response boats work to clean up oil where the Deepwater Horizon oil rig sank, off Louisiana in this April 22, 2010 handout photo.  REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout </p>

Response boats work to clean up oil where the Deepwater Horizon oil rig sank, off Louisiana in this April 22, 2010 handout photo. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

Response boats work to clean up oil where the Deepwater Horizon oil rig sank, off Louisiana in this April 22, 2010 handout photo. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

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<p>Debris and oil from the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform float in the Gulf of Mexico after the rig sank, off Louisiana in this April 22, 2010 handout photo.  REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout</p>

Debris and oil from the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform float in the Gulf of Mexico after the rig sank, off Louisiana in this April 22, 2010 handout photo. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

Debris and oil from the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform float in the Gulf of Mexico after the rig sank, off Louisiana in this April 22, 2010 handout photo. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

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