The first testing of the cap on BP’s Gulf of Mexico drill site has apparently stopped the gusher. It’s the first time since the stricken Deepwater Horizon sank in April that no oil is pouring into the Gulf. But many scientists say the effects could last for years. Steve Newborn reports[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/4effects.mp3]
Some scallopers are proceeding with caution while others are opting to stay home.