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Originally posted by area6
Blows my mind they completely walked away from the dome idea because it freezed up.
All they have to do is keep it warm enough (snuggie, hot pockets?) till they can place it, hook up and start pumping off the excess pressure.
Originally posted by Chamberf=6
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The next option after the failure of "top kill" is called the lower-marine-riser-package (LMRP) cap containment system. It involves an underwater robot using a saw to hack off the leaking pipe and place a cap over it.