A containment device waits to be lowered into the water at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
A containment device waits to be lowered into the water at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times / MCT
A containment device waits to be lowered into the water at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times / MCT

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