Coast Guard Cleanup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Capt. Tim Close, commander, Coast Guard Sector <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100602011367" title="Saint Petersberg (Russia)" href="/topic/international/russia/saint-petersberg-%28russia%29-PLGEO100100602011367.topic">St. Petersburg</a>, discusses the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000102" title="National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration" href="/topic/weather/scientific-research/national-oceanic-atmospheric-administration-ORGOV0000102.topic">National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration</a>'s <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST0000243" title="Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)" href="/topic/environmental-issues/environmental-pollution/water-pollution/deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-%282010%29-EVHST0000243.topic">oil spill</a> trajectory with a local reporter in St. Petersburg June 18, 2010. According to the NOAA trajectory, the nearest oil sheen from the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP002197" title="BP Plc" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/energy-resource-industries/petroleum-industry/bp-plc-ORCRP002197.topic">BP</a> Deepwater Horizon oil spill was nearly 130 miles off of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100400000000" title="Florida" href="/topic/us/florida-PLGEO100100400000000.topic">Florida</a>'s west coast.

( Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen )

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Capt. Tim Close, commander, Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, discusses the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's oil spill trajectory with a local reporter in St. Petersburg June 18, 2010. According to the NOAA trajectory, the nearest oil sheen from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill was nearly 130 miles off of Florida's west coast.

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