A live video feed of the leaking Gulf of Mexico oil well, posted online Thursday after members of Congress exerted pressure on BP, is sure to fuel anger against the oil company.
"We will triumph over this tragedy through technology and transparency, so our best minds can bring all resources to bear to end this spill," Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., said in a statement.
"This video will allow the world to see the damage that is occurring in our oceans and reinforce the urgency to end this disaster," he added.
Heavy demand has been slowing access to the live video feed, but here is the main site:
"The broader scientific community and our university experts need to see all this so they can add to our knowledge of what happened and why," the Florida Democrat said in a statement. "Plus, we need to make sure everybody sees what's going on down there."