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Latest News Wires Oil that washed ashore in Louisiana during Isaac came from BP Gulf spill

Researchers at Louisiana State University said oil found on two barrier island beaches is a match with oil from the 2010 Macondo well explosion.

By Cain Burdeau and Jay ReevesAssociated Press / September 6, 2012

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Laboratory tests show that globs of oil found on two Louisiana beaches after Hurricane Isaac came from the 2010 BP spill.