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Originally posted by tsurfer2000h
It is to easy for them to admit they are wrong. They just keep trying to pull the wool over our eyes. Hell they don't even know if this is going to work. How sad is that.
US Coast Guard Adm Thad Allen said a rough estimate showed that about 1,000 barrels a day was being captured. This is only a small part of the 12,000-19,000 a day believed to be leaking and BP says it could take 48 hours to know if the system is working.
Originally posted by Morpheas
They should have had a coupling pipe come out the bottom of the cap that had a huge clamp on it. I can't believe that there isn't any kind of clamp.
Something like these clamps, but huge: