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burning oil at night near Deepwater Horizon rig

At nightfall, researchers at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig blowout faced an apocalyptic scene, as crews worked night and day to burn off oil and gas that had come to the surface of the Gulf of Mexico.

(Photo by Dan Torres, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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Last updated: April 11, 2011
 


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