Gallery: Not Surprised: Seep Detected Near BP Gulf Oil Spill Site


The cap that’s been keeping oil from gushing from the BP well that we’re all very familiar with at this point is now looking like it may be too good to be true. Late last night officials announced that a seep had been detected “a distance” from the well, and now the federal government is taking steps to make sure that BP monitors the situation closely and is able to devise another plan quickly in the case that oil is indeed still gushing from a previously undetected underground location. A spokesman for BP explained that it is still unclear whether the source was the blown-out well since seeps are a natural phenomenon in the Gulf.

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