NPR's Richard Harris updates Michele Norris on BP's effort to contain the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. On Thursday, crews cut the pipe off the top of the blowout preventer, and are now preparing to install a device to capture the oil and gas. Because BP wasn't able to make a smooth cut, the capture device will sit on top of an oddly shaped opening -- which means it's less likely to be as effective in capturing all the oil.
BP Cuts Pipe, Plans To Lower Cap Over Leak
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