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Experts testify on grim ecological fallout from Gulf oil spill


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  • Researchers dispute value of using dispersants underwater; one calls it a PR tool
  • Washington (CNN) -- The damaging effects of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will be felt all the way to Europe and the Arctic, a top scientist told a congressional panel Friday.

    Other scientists and researchers -- invited to brief members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee -- warned that the thousands of barrels of oil still gushing into the Gulf are contributing to a potential ecological disaster of unknown proportions.

    The briefing was part of an ongoing effort to draw on a broad rang.......

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