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CGC Decisive at BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
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BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill - GULF OF MEXICO - The Coast Guard Cutter Decisive passes in front of the Q4000 while patrolling the area near the BP wellhead, August 3, 2010. The rig continues preparations to begin the "static kill", an operation in which heavy drilling mud and cement are slowly pumped into the wellhead to begin the process of killing it permanently. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers. 100803-G-7518E-012


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