Another setback in BP’s attempt to halt leak

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By Renee Schoof
McClatchy Newspapers
June 2, 2010

WASHINGTON — The latest BP maneuver to stop the gush of oil from a busted well in the Gulf of Mexico had to be put on pause on Wednesday because a diamond saw got stuck in the pipe it was trying to cut through on the ocean floor.

Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said BP on Wednesday morning was trying to maneuver the pipe to free the saw, but would send down a second blade if necessary.

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via Another setback in BP’s attempt to halt leak | McClatchy

see

Sylvia Earle: It’s a Subsea Problem by Ariel Ky + Aerial, underwater video of oil spill seal effort

Sylvia Earle: How to protect the oceans (must-see)

Oily Politics Led to Environmental Disaster by Walter Brasch

BP announces ‘top kill’ has failed to stop Gulf oil leak + Mike Papantonio: Centrist Syndrome & Corporate Death Penalty

Naomi Klein: Why is BP still in charge?

Smart Pig: BP’s OTHER Spill this Week by Greg Palast

Kucinich: Oily Apocalypse or Green Wave? + Why Do We Distance Ourselves from the Oil Disaster?

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