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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Florida Gov. Rick Scott said for the first time Monday that he supports having the state acquire thousands of acres to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algal blooms.