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BP on the Gulf Oil Spill 2nd Anniversary

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BP spokesman Craig Savage was quoted in the Tampa Bay Times in the days before the two year anniversary of the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico as saying "the beaches are open, the tourists are back and commercial fishing is rebounding."

Does that mean BP thinks the Gulf has recovered from one of the worst environmental disasters ever?

 "We feel that over the course of the past two years we have been working hard, we have been making some great strides in different areas to help restore and recover the environment. To date we've committed over 14 billion dollars in the response... We understand that even though  much has been accomplished there's still more to do."

Savage says BP wants to do the right thing, is committed to the recovery of the Gulf coast and is there for the long haul.