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Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Spill Reference Material - from Whitis is the best source for everything..   The quantitative data diary has also been moved there.

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BP Video Feed
CNN multi camera view
PBS This PBS feed is security compliant.
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WKRG - Mobile/Pensacola (contains link for an iPhone app at the bottom)
ABC News
A multi-view with feeds from BP, C-SPAN-2, WKRG, and PBS
Vote For America's awesome clickable multi-view
Courtesy of Whitis, here are two additional video links:
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Links, courtesy of several Kossacks

Liveblog diaries
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV # 181 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - Wee Mama
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV # 180 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - gchaucer2
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #179 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - Yasuragi
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #178 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - Khowell/alkalinesky
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #177 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - Gulf Watchers Overnight / Peraspera
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #176 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - Tomtech
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #175 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - We Want Change
Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #174 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe - Gulf Watchers Overnight / Peraspera
Gulf Watchers ROV # 173 -  Special 4th Of July Crabbing Edition - Khowell/Pam LaPier
Gulf Watchers ROV # 172 -  BP's Gulf Catastrophe - Pam LaPier
Gulf Watchers ROV # 171 -  BP's Gulf Catastrophe - David PA
Gulf Watchers ROV # 170 -  BP's Gulf Catastrophe -Yasuragi
Gulf Watchers ROV # 169 -  BP's Gulf Catastrophe - Gulf Watchers Overnight / Peraspera

Previous motherships and ROV's from this extensive live blog effort may be found here.



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