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Boat with 100-ton containment contraption to capture Gulf oil gusher sails to disaster site

Publié par Clifford Armion le 05/06/2010

Cain Burdeau

"ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) A 100-ton concrete-and-steel contraption designed to siphon off the oil fouling the Gulf of Mexico was being hauled to the spot in the sea where a blown-out well is spewing hundreds of thousands of gallons of petroleum a day. "Engineers hope it will be the best short-term solution to controlling the leak that has only worsened since it began two weeks ago. "A boat hauling the specially built containment box and dome structure pushed off Wednesday evening from the Louisiana coast and was expected to arrive at the site of the disaster sometime Thursday." Read on...
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"Boat with 100-ton containment contraption to capture Gulf oil gusher sails to disaster site", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2010. Consulté le 26/02/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/boat-with-100-ton-containment-contraption-to-capture-gulf-oil-gusher-sails-to-disaster-site