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U.S. Senator Nelson wants more help in place to cope with oil spill during tropical storms

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Even as Tropical Storm Alex tracks away from oil looming in the Gulf of Mexico, U.S Senator from Florida Bill Nelson is urging the Coast Guard to prepare for what he calls a “capacity surge.” Steve Brown talked with Senator Nelson to talk about what a “capacity surge” might look like.

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