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June 1, 2010 9:49 AM

Coast Guard outlines next steps on curbing oil spill

In its briefing to Congress on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Coast Guard said the first steps are to be taken today to sever the twisted riser pipe from the failed blowout preventer in preparations for the next attempt at capturing some of the leaking oil. The procedure will increase the flow of oil for several days, the Coast Guard said.

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