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EDITOR'S UDPATE (Tues. June 29th): You can now try your hand at stopping the Gulf oil leak by playing XBox's new Crisis in the Gulf video game.
(just hit play to begin the live feed)
Here's a live feed of the oil spill webcam on BP's website.
This is another feed of the oil spill webcam live on the US Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming site
"Operation Top Kill," BP's latest attempt to stop tens-of-thousands oil pumping into the Gulf of Mexico is underway.
Our team is watching this event closely and is liveblogging. Leave anything you seen happening on the live feed in the comment section below.
1:00 pm (pacific time): saw a large burst of brown blew up in front of the screen. Assuming this is the mud they're pumping down there. - Kevin
1:14 pm: seems to be a huge cloud of of particles and a huge burst of oil and stuff.
1:38 pm: large burst of white clouds across the bottom of the screen.
1:45 pm: is it just me or is there noticeably less oil pumping out of that pipe?
1:58 pm: I've emailed someone at the Joint Command Center to ask why the time stamp on the video is off - says that it's 08:32:37
2:09 pm: camera switched to a whole other shot I haven't seen showing multiple spouts of a thick brown substance gushing out. What the heck is that a shot of?
3:18 pm: The new media liaison at the joint operations center confirmed that this video is live, he is looking into the "interesting question" of the time stamp.
3:22pm: BP's live feed of the oil spill has a different camera on a different ROV and is showing these pretty intense shots of oil or some other brown fluid pumping out of mulitple holes.
9:35 pm: BP exec Doug Suttles says that what we're seeing is mostly drilling mud now. But we'll know that Operation Top Kill is sucessful when we see it stop flowing.
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