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BP attempts “top kill” to stop oil leak

Illustration of BP's "top kill" procedure. Click the image to view animation of the procedure on YouTube. (Courtesy DeepwaterHorizonResponse.com) At approximately 1 p.m. (CDT) this afternoon, BP initiated a procedure referred to as a “top kill” in an attempt to stop the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico resulting from the explosion and

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