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  Kids suffer more from oil spill

BP fund may use drilling money as collateral

The $20 billion victims' compensation fund established for the Gulf oil spill may use revenue from BP's oil and gas drilling as collateral, according to details released Wednesday by the White House. Full story

Factbox: Liabilities BP faces from Gulf oil spill

Now that BP Plc's ruptured oil well has been cut off with concrete, the focus will turn to restoring the U.S. Gulf Coast and the mountain of legal issues the company will face. Here are some of the liabilities BP may face. Full story

Feds say BP suspending drilling on last 30 feet of relief well until Gulf storm passes

Feds say BP suspending drilling on last 30 feet of relief well until Gulf storm passes. Full story

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Gulf seafood industry tries to shake an oily image

BP removing oil-blocking booms from Alabama coast

New Material Turns Oil From Liquid to Solid

BP says it's leaving open the option of future drilling in Gulf reservoir that spilled its oil

BP says it's paid $303 million in spill claims

BP says it is pumping cement down blow-out Gulf well in effort to finish 'static kill'

Some experts skeptical of Gulf oil findings

BP to begin forcing cement down well

Official: No evidence of oil on Gulf sea floor

Newsweek: What the report really says

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  BP: Gulf cleanup costs exceed $6 billion

BP said Monday its response to the Gulf oil spill, which include its continued efforts to permanently kill the busted well, have now exceeded $6 billion. NBC's Ann Curry reports.

  Changes in the Gulf in effect

Playbook: While BP has finally started to pay into the $20 billion escrow account they promised would help victims of the Gulf Oil disaster, the Obama administration continues to spin the clean-up efforts in a positive light. Philippe Cousteau, CEO of Earth-Echo International, discusses.

  Gulf economy hit hard by spill

Although BP claims the well seal is holding, a Dylan Ratigan Show panel discusses food safety and whether the Gulf restaurants should reopen their doors for business.

  Watching cement dry in the Gulf

The success of BP’s latest attempt to plug the gushing well in the Gulf is dependent on whether the cement being pumped into it will hold.

  Fact-check on the Gulf

Although BP claims that 74 percent of the oil that leaked into the Gulf is gone, many are skeptical. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., discuses.

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As Drilling At Relief Well Continues, Gulf Coast Toils Over Spill Recovery
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GRAND ISLE, LA - AUGUST 10: A family plays in the shallows near oil booms August 10, 2010 in Grand Isle, Louisiana. According to a statement issued by BP, efforts to complete the relief well will cease temporarily due to a U.S. National Weather Service prediction that there is a 60 percent chance o

With just a few weeks left before school starts, and many tourists having already made other plans, Gulf business owners say the remaining time before Labor Day will largely do nothing to keep them afloat.