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.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/1sennelQ.mp3]
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A second congressional Republican, arguing for a vote by the full House, blocked an attempt Tuesday to pass long-stalled federal disaster relief funding that would assist Florida’s hurricane-ravaged Panhandle.