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The other big story today is on the Gulf Coast -- at least the weather is cooperating in the fight.
Against the 2000 square mile oil slick.
But much continues to go wrong.
We have more fox team coverage tonight correspondent James Rosen looks -- comparisons and contrasts between the handling of this event.
And Hurricane Katrina but first we go to court found Trace Gallagher in Venice Louisiana for an update on the effort to keep the bulk of the oil.
From coming issue.
The oil slick is now five to seven miles away from Louisiana's -- and by use of but there are reports -- -- clumps and tar balls washing up dead cat island Mississippi.
Just south of Gulfport.
A NASA satellite image shows the slick is actually getting smaller.
Down from an estimated 3400.
Square miles to an estimated 2000.
But experts say that's because the oil is cooling like clouds beneath the water.
-- repeated attempts to use remote controlled submarines to stop the full boil at the source have failed.
BP now says the first of three containment domes 65 ton concrete and metal structures designed to cap the well.
Will be on the ocean floor by Thursday.
There are significant risks.
Associated with these films as they have not previously.
-- used at these -- If they are successfully deployed however BP expressed confidence that they would catch just.
The -- all of the -- Even if the flow was contained or stopped in the next several days the economic and environmental impact is already enormous.
Today a group of democratic senators unveiled the bill.
That would raise the liabilities for oil companies -- -- 75 million dollars to ten billion.
They 75 -- is gonna help the shrimp fishermen in Louisiana.
I don't think it's gonna -- help the commercial fisherman I don't think is gonna help the tourism industry.
Senator Menendez went on to note that DP turned a five point six billion dollar profit in the first quarter of this year.
Along with holding BP accountable the democratic lawmakers vowed to.
Where we Warren.
That offshore drilling was an environmental hazard.
The other side chanted.
Drill baby drill.
And while the winds have died down they're gonna start burning the oil again using something called the fire boom where they actually corral the oil and set on fire.
Whitney's they can burning 18100.
Barrels an hour.
Gallons how it works is the light oil burns and the heavy oil sinks in about right now they could use the victory.
-- Trace Gallagher live in Venice Louisiana -- thank you.
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