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BP to attempt maneuver to stop oil leak

Washington (CNN) — An effort to plug the ruptured oil well that is spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico may halt the leak when oil giant BP tries it Sunday, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Thursday.

“Everything is being done to make sure that happens,” Salazar said Thursday on CNN’s “American Morning.”

“We have the best scientists in the world who are overseeing what is going on. So, we are hopeful that it will happen soon,” Salazar said.

Even so, he said, there are no guarantees.

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