The main$tream is avoiding a lot of the scientific opinions about this leak from the earth's crust. That'd better be a helluva sink they're shoving into that hole, because it's flowing at 70,000 barrels a day even at a pressure of 40,000 pounds per square inch... which means the reservoir behind it has even greater pressure.
..."You're talking about a reservoir that could have tens of millions of barrels in it," Resink said. At the current spill rate, it "would take years to deplete," he added.
Meanwhile, the man who promised single payer and an end to the War on Terra sez no more snuggles with the oil barons.