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In this image taken from video provided by BP PLC at 4:41 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, the new 75-ton cap sits atop the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In a significant step toward stopping the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP said Wednesday that mud that was forced down its blown-out well was holding back the flow of crude in the Gulf of Mexico and it was in a "static condition." (AP Photo/BP PLC)
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In this image taken from video provided by BP PLC at 4:41 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, the new 75-ton cap sits atop the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In a significant step toward stopping the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP said Wednesday that mud that was forced down its blown-out well was holding back the flow of crude in the Gulf of Mexico and it was in a "static condition." (AP Photo/BP PLC)

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