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June 30, 2010

Are sea turtles burning alive? Groups to sue BP, Coast Guard

Two environmental groups on Tuesday filed formal notice of their intention to sue BP, the Coast Guard and a string of federal agencies involved in the cleanup. They contend the practice of corraling and torching oil at sea was being conducted without first adequately checking for turtles and likely claiming hundreds of them, including endangered Kemp's ridleys.

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