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Scientists gather at USF St. Pete, to address questions that still remain about BP oil spill

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Five years after 11 people lost their lives on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and the Macondo oil well began leaking more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, questions still remain about the environmental effects of the largest oil spill in history. BP committed $500 million over a 10-year period for scientists to independently study the effects of the spill and conduct crucial research to help mitigate future spills. By the end of this year…

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