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First Underwater Images of the Gulf Oil Leak

It has become clear that BP has been monitoring the gushing oil leaks in the Gulf of Mexico almost from the start. Initially, they kept tight control over access to video feeds and all that we could get our hands on were still images showing the leak at a depth of 4957.5 feet.

But pressure from citizens, the media, and politicians must have gotten to BP, because they finally released a video from the gushing oil leak! View the first underwater images and the video, below.

Read the full story: First Underwater Images of the Gulf Oil Leak (What BP Won't Show You)

Image credit: BP

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