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BP well may be spewing 100,000 barrels a day, scientist says

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Leifer said that based on satellite data he's examined, the rate of flow from the well has been increasing over time, especially since BP's "top kill" effort failed last month to stanch the flow. The decision last week to sever the well's damaged riser pipe from the its blowout preventer in order to install a "top hat" containment device has increased the flow still more _ far more, Leifer said, than the 20 percent that BP and the Obama administration predicted.

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Comment by Ed Price
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Wow! All that free oil being cleaned up in such a way that we can't use it to make free gasoline! 


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