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May 7, 2010 3:57 PM

Critics question BP's leading role in oil spill recovery

BP has been front and center in the aftermath of the explosion and oil spill at its rig in the Gulf of Mexico. But given the scope of the ecological disaster in the making on the Gulf Coast, some critics are questioning the company's commanding role in the recovery — despite Obama administration reassurances that the Coast Guard and other government agencies are working side by side with the petroleum giant.

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