October 5, 2010

BP Detained Initial ROV Effort After Explosion

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Doug Martin, president of Smit Salvage Americas, told a federal investigative panel yesterday that soon after the April 20 spill in the Gulf, BP interfered with an effort by engineers to lower a ROV to stop the oil. He claimed that the company was concerned about how a heat build-up would affect the boat that would launch it.

Via LA Times

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at October 5, 2010 9:10 PM
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