Adm. Allen, the Coast Guard Admiral in charge of the Gulf spill operation, just said that as of now there is no oil coming out of the leak that BP attempted to stop yesterday with the “top kill” procedure. BP is saying it looks good so far but they’re not willing to say for sure that that’s true. And even if it is it doesn’t mean it will stay that way. But it seems there are some reasons for optimism.
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