An oil spill the size of Rhode Island is drifting across the Gulf of Mexico following an oil rig explosion last week. To contain the environmental damage, workers are deploying an array of high-tech devices, from robot submarines to weather buoys linked to the Internet. Kojo explores the technological response to the spill.


  • Doug Helton Incident Operations Coordinator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Guy Chazan Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

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