Oil from Gulf of Mexico spill spreads to Mississippi

By Andy Rice 28 June 2010

Oil from the Gulf of Mexico disaster washed ashore in Mississippi on Sunday. Officials are concerned about tropical storm Alex - which could turn into a hurricane in the next 48 hours - moving into the Mexican gulf, although forecasters predict that it will miss the oil spill. Meanwhile, Russian president Dmitry Medvedev has suggested that oil companies contribute to a global pollution fund that can be used for future clean-up operations.  Read more: Reuters

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