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5 times more oil leaking from well in Gulf of Mexico

The Chicago Tribune, 29 April 2010
Publié le : 29 avril 2010
 Brett Martel 
"NEW ORLEANS (AP) Five times more oil a day than previously believed is spewing into the Gulf of Mexico from a blown-out well of a sunken drilling rig, the Coast Guard said Wednesday, an estimate the oil company trying to contain the massive spill disputes.

"A new leak was discovered in the pipes a mile below the ocean's surface. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Mary Landry said National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration experts now estimate that 5,000 barrels a day of oil are spilling into the gulf. Officials had estimated the leak for days at 1,000 barrels a day."

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