BP Oil Spill: Coast Guard Says Oil Could Be Contained in 3-4 Days

The oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's blown-out well could be effectively contained in the next three days, National Incident Commander Thad Allen said today. Work to install a new, tighter containment cap on the well head will begin Saturday, Allen said at a New Orleans news conference. At the same time, an additional ship to collect escaping oil, the Helix Producer I, is expected to come online Sunday. The new cap, nicknamed Top Hat No. 10, is currently on the deck of the...Full Story
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