Despite months of activity, the spill continues

The April 20 explosion and fire on the BP-licensed Transocean drilling rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 people and injured about 17. The oil rig sank 5,000 feet below the water's surface. Oil continues to spew from the wellhead. What has happened since the event:

Timeline of the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion

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