BP Spill Could Continue Into Summer, Officials Say

Law360, New York (May 17, 2010, 6:17 PM EDT) -- The response to the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster continues to grow, and under some scenarios, oil could still be gushing into the Gulf of Mexico through early August, government and industry officials told U.S. senators Monday.

“We are in the middle of this crisis. We're not at the beginning ... but we're not near the end as well," Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano told a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Relief wells, the long-term plan to halt the...
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