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May 21, 2010

Gulf oil spill: New figure on leak's size will come 'next week'

For weeks, the official estimate of the Gulf oil spill has been 5,000 barrels a day, but scientists looking at videos say they think it's many times more than that. Now a government task force, including an engineering professor who told Congress he thinks the leak might be 95,000 barrels a day, has been told to produce a new estimate.

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