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Finally! BP says its new cap is working

New cap should at least temporarily halt oil spill

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Three months and nearly 200 million gallons of oil later, BP announced Thursday afternoon it has finally stopped the gushing from its deepwater well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP vice president Kent Wells nonetheless says the cap that’s in place is only a test to see whether the well remains strong enough to withstand the pressure from the leak. However the new cap is believed to be the first realistic opportunity to cap the leak and at least limit the damage to the Gulf.

Miami Herald

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