Training Exercises Revealed Gaps in Preparedness for Major Oil Spill

Three weeks before the massive Gulf oil rig explosion, U.S Coast Guard officials led an elaborate exercise in which they practiced their response to a major oil spill – one of four dry runs over the past decade that foreshadowed many of the weaknesses in coordination, communication, expertise and technology that are now hampering the federal response to the oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Watch Brian Ross' full report tonight on World News with Diane Sawyer at 6:30pm and Nightline at...Full Story
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