Tropical Storm Bonnie

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Bonnie Gone, Ships Return to BP Well

Crews rush to permanently cap Macondo before next storm

(Newser) - The effort to plug BP's leaky oil well in the Gulf of Mexico was back on track today as the skies cleared and crews raced to stop the gusher for good before another storm halts the operation again. A drill rig is expected to reconnect at around midnight to the... More »

BP Sending Back Ship as Bonnie Weakens

Well's containment cap unlikely to be affected

(Newser) - A key ship is preparing to move back toward the site of BP's broken oil well as the remnants of Tropical Storm Bonnie weaken over the Gulf. A BP spokesman says the rig drilling the relief tunnel that will blast mud into the broken well to permanently seal it is... More »

Tropical Storm Bonnie Moves Toward Spill

But cap will remain on well

(Newser) - A rainstorm in the southern Bahamas accelerated into Tropical Storm Bonnie today while following a course that could take it over the site of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill by Saturday. Crews and rigs were ordered to clear out , but authorities said the temporary cap over the well was... More »

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