Coast Guard's aerial images of Spill site

U.S. Coast Guard released a new aerial images from the Deepwater Horizon spill site. The video focuses on Transocean Discoverer Enterprise, a drillship directly above the leaking well that's trying to funnel and burn off captured oil. Video also shows dozens of smaller ships in surrounding waters, and at 0:56, large plumes of thick black […]

U.S. Coast Guard released a new aerial images from the Deepwater Horizon spill site. The video focuses on Transocean Discoverer Enterprise, a drillship directly above the leaking well that's trying to funnel and burn off captured oil. Video also shows dozens of smaller ships in surrounding waters, and at 0:56, large plumes of thick black smoke rising into the air. BP and federal officials have been criticized in recent days for refusing to let reporters and photographers fly into the spill zone to captures scenes like this:

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