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Deep-Sea Oil Spill Action

Oil spills being what they are – blights on the Earth – I have to say that watching the action almost 5,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico has become something of a ritual for me.

As I sit here right now, a wire-cutting machine is making its way through the riser tube on the top of the blowout preventer.  And through the cut that is being made, an absolute torrent of oil is coming forth.

Just a couple minutes ago @ 11:07PM:

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