New BP Footage: Bad to Worse

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BP has released new video of the oil spill site, which looks much worse than previously released footage. The images seem to lend more credence to reports that the spill rate is much higher than BP has claimed. The new images came after pressure from Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), who released the 5-minute video today.

 

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