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Breaking News: BP’s Latest “Fix” Hits A Snag

By: David Shepherd[dshepherd@wtwo.com]

BP’s latest effort to contain the Gulf oil spill hit a snag Wednesday when a saw became stuck as it was cutting through a pipe along the busted well, NBC News reports.

BP is working to free the saw.  If nothing more goes wrong, they will resume the cut later in the day.

BP has been plagued with problems containing the oil for over a month.  The clock is ticking.  Every day the oil continues to gush, the worse it becomes for coastal regions of the Gulf.

This latest effort, if it succeeds, will only reduce the flow, not stop it completely.  If it fails, it will continue to compound the problems for residents and tourists along the Gulf.  A permanent fix isn’t expected to be ready until August.

June 2, 2010 - Posted by | News & Current Events | , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

1 Comment »

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    Comment by jjoshuajj21 | June 9, 2010 | Reply

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