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Post  CY870722 on Fri Jul 09, 2010 12:18 pm

gucci outlet a letter to BP, the White House has requested the giant detail its plans for sealing a ruptured well which has been gushing cure oil into the Gulf of Mexico for 80 days. The Obama administration's oil spill point person Thad Allen asked BP in the letter about the specifics of the company's plan to remove a "top hat" and replace it with a "sealing cap". "I must have knowledge of the steps and decision points involved; mitigation efforts to be implemented; and contingency plans if these efforts are not successful," Allen said in the letter, which was sent on Thursday, USA Today reported.
gucci handbags "top hat" was placed with the hopes of slowing the oil spill; however, it failed to capture much of the oil spewing out of the well. The "sealing cap" is reportedly designed to capture more of the oil. BP's operations have been interrupted by unfavorable weather conditions in recent days. However, with a period of seven to eight days of calm weather predicted, the Obama administration has urges BP to move forward with its long-delayed operation.
gucci shoes oil recovery ship, the Helix Producer, which can capture up to 25,000 barrels of oil a day, has been waiting near the well for more than a week, as Hurricane Alex made it impossible for the ship to connect to the well. Hurricane Alex made landfall last week on Wednesday in northeastern Mexico, disrupting BP's efforts. On July 1st, he massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico became the worst oil disaster in the history of the region, surpassing the 140 million gallon mark. The BP oil spill started following an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon rig on April 20. The blast left 11 workers Gucci Classics

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