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Originally posted by MysterE
It doesn't have to be an enormous nuke, they use nukes in mining. Just a small enough nuke to dislodge enough material to clog this spill. How about a bunch of dynomite. Just some kind of explosion to dislodge material.
What they would do is place an explosive device in a hole AWAY from the hole and hope it moves enough earth to stop it
[edit on 14-5-2010 by MysterE]