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07/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Gulf Oil Spill: Loop Current Is Drawing The Oil To The Florida Keys

Even as some government and BP officials downplay the extent of the growing oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a terrible threshold has been crossed: the slick has been captured by the Loop Current, which draws water from the Gulf through the Florida Keys and into the Gulf Stream along the Atlantic coast.

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