BP Oil Spill: On 80th Day of Crisis, Crude Continues to Flow from Broken Well

On the 80th since the oil spill crisis began off the Gulf Coast, BP and the federal government both said today that progress is being made, even as oil continued to pour out of the broken well head on the sea floor. On board a Coast Guard ship at the site of the spill today, the key vessels involved in the ongoing containment effort could be seen at work, the Q4000 and the Deepwater Enterprise. The vessels are gathering about 24,000 barrels of oil per day, burning off whatever gas they can and...Full Story
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