Underwater footage of BP Deepwater Horizon disaster site — “Officials are still trying to identify the makeup of white droplets spotted in the water” (VIDEOS)

Published: January 2nd, 2013 at 1:02 pm ET
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Title: BP Macondo well, Deepwater Horizon wreckage videos released by Coast Guard
Source: The Times-Picayune
Author: Mark Schleifstein
Date: December 28, 2012

[...] A second video includes closeups of the wreckage of the rig strewn along the ocean floor, with some large pieces of metal clearly mangled as a result of the accident. The video includes footage taken while workers at the surface used the remotely operated vehicles a mile below to collect samples for testing for possible oil leakage.

Those tests did not find any oil from the Macondo well, though officials are still trying to identify the makeup of white droplets spotted in the water during the survey. [...]

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Published: January 2nd, 2013 at 1:02 pm ET
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