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BP to pay for cleanup

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Posted: May 3, 2010 7:23 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Updated: May 3, 2010 10:36 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: chemicals, oil, flow, spill, leak, BP, CEO, Gulf of Mexico

Update: BP vows to pay "all necessary and appropriate clean-up costs" from Gulf oil spill.

The chief executive of BP says crews have been able to reduce the amount of oil reaching the surface with a new approach of using chemicals.

Hayward says BP is injecting dispersant chemicals into the oil as it pours out of an undersea well.

He also says it was a new approach and appeared to be having a significant impact on the amount that reaches the spreading surface slick.

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