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The EPA asks that BP finds a less toxic chemical ot use to break up the oil.
The EPA asks that BP finds a less toxic chemical to use to break up the oil.

 

 

 

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The EPA says that BP uses less toxic chemicals to break up the oil.

 

 

 

 

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The EPA asks that BP use less toxic chemicals to break up the oil

 

 

 

 

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The EPA asks BP to use less toxic chemicals to break up the oil.

 

 

 

 

 

ask (v.) – #1 question, #2 request help, #3 price, #4 to invite, #5 demand
say (v.) – #5 restate or give information

EPA (governing agency) – The Environmental Protection Agency
BP – British Petroleum (oil company)
toxic (adj.) – harmful, poisonous
 

 

 

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