I am hoping this is true

Top Kill Stopped Flow of Oil Into Gulf, BP Says

s. “They’ve been able to stabilize the wellhead, they’re pumping mud down it. They’ve stopped the hydrocarbons from coming up,” said Admiral Thad Allen. The operation can only be deemed a success once the well is sealed up with cement–which can only be done once the pressure from the well is at zero.

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Update

Unfortunately, the earlier optimistic statement is being walked back

“Top kill” bid on Gulf well still ongoing -admiral