Scientists estimate the Gulf spill has spewed anywhere from 40 million gallons of oil to more than 100 million gallons since the Deepwater Horizon rig, run by energy giant BP, exploded April 20.
Obama, who meets Wednesday at the White House with BP executives, will
demand the company fund an escrow account that a third-party panel will
administer to distribute damage claims from individuals and businesses
hurt by the Gulf spill, reports
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