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BP caves to pressure, releases first video of oil gushing into Gulf

Finally.

Earlier today we reported on how BP was coming under heavy pressure from the media, Washington politicians and the general public to release underwater video footage of the oil spewing into the Gulf so that a better assessment of its potential damage could be made. ABC even asked White House spokesman Robert Gibbs if the Obama Administration could pressure the company.  BP held firm.

But now, the beleaguered energy company has released a 30-second clip to YouTube, and publicized the move on Twitter.

Experts and media companies believe that footage like this could help them establish exactly how much oil has spilled out into the Gulf of Mexico.

 



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