As the slick is posed to hit western Florida coast, a model predicts a much wider spread-
BP oil spill could spread to Atlantic Ocean. Christian Science Monitor.
This comes amid predictions that the gusher won’t be stopped until relief wells intersect the oil reservoir in August. Even then, relief wells sometimes fail to work.
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Update June 4. BP finally captures some oil from leaking well. MSNBC
Update June 4. Scientists Warn Oil May Spread Up Atlantic Coast (good graphics and video). AP/Huffington Post