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Obama: 'Massive and potentially unprecedented disaster'

Obama: 'Massive and potentially unprecedented disaster' 02 May 2010 President Obama said today his administration is confronting a "massive and potentially unprecedented disaster" as a major oil slick flows toward five states on the Gulf Coast. After visiting a Coast Guard station in southern Louisiana, Obama pledged to devote as many government resources as possible to stopping and cleaning up the spill because "it would jeopardize the livelihoods of thousands of Americans" who live in the area.