New Attempt to Stop Oil Leak

On day 24 since the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, and as oil and natural gas continue to gush from the ground, BP has come up with yet another idea for stopping the flow of crude -- number two of at least seven repair schemes in the works by the company. The first plan, a boxy dome, was meant to capture leaking oil and siphon it to the surface. That failed when the dome clogged with ice created when escaping methane interacted with the materials of the dome and the cold...Full Story
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