BP: No Oil Leaking into Gulf of Mexico as Cap Holds, But Are Pressure Levels a Cause for Concern?

BP's new cap is still holding back the oil from spilling into the Gulf of Mexico, over 24 hours since the company first clamped the cap down and began the painstaking process of testing the new device. Pressures in the well are continuing to rise, National Incident Cmdr. Thad Allen said today, signaling that the cap seems to be working and there are no other leaks in the well. This evening, the pressure stood at 6,700 pounds per square inch, lower than officials would like to see but not a...Full Story
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