Nightly News   |  January 29, 2014

Coast Guard Cuts Through River Ice, Keeps Economy Flowing

Lieutenant Ken Sauerbrunn of the United States Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon Bay explains how his ship and crew breaks through thick ice on the Hudson River, a vital route for transporting American heating oil and other goods. Sauerbrunn describes this year’s ice accumulation as a “significant ice event” that could be dangerous without cutters like his.

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