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Gulf Oil Spill Swiftly Balloons, Could Move East

Gulf Oil Spill Swiftly Balloons, Could Move East --Gulf oil spill balloons at alarming rate as sheen snakes along coast, threatens to move east 01 May 2010 A sense of doom settled over the American coastline from Louisiana to Florida on Saturday as a massive oil slick spewing from a ruptured well kept growing, and experts warned that an uncontrolled gusher could create a nightmare scenario if the Gulf Stream carries it toward the Atlantic... Efforts to stem the flow and remove oil from the surface by skimming it, burning it or spiking it with chemicals to disperse it continued with little success.