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HAMMOND, La. – At first, BP tried to stop the oil rushing into the Gulf of Mexico by flipping a blowout preventer switch. A week ago, they attempted to capture the leak with a 100-ton box. Now they've hit a snag as they try to guide a mile-long tube into the gusher to siphon the oil.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said BP PLC had a problem Saturday with the latest effort to stop the leak, but was continuing its work at the ocean floor.
"There was a problem. They had to reconfigure. They are back down again ... trying to get it inserted," he told reporters during a briefing at a bird res
Originally posted by THE_PROFESSIONAL
I did get wasted, but I'm not ignorant like most of my fellow citizens lol. It seems that its hard to stop a leaking pipe...hire a plumber for freaks sake and let them do the job. Its not that hard. Have a funnel shaped attachement to the end of the pipe and lower it onto the leaking pipe and voila. Problem solved.