FWB agrees to settle with BP

By KARI C. BARLOW
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Updated at 4:35 PM FORT WALTON BEACH — The city has agreed to settle its local claim against BP for losses incurred during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in April 2010. The City Council voted unanimously this week to approve the settlement, but did not disclose the amount. City Manager Michael Beedie and City Attorney Hayward Dykes cited a confidentiality order issued by the court and said the settlement amount is considered pending litigation until the overall agreement has been approved. Okaloosa County Commissioners voted unanimously July 7 to accept […]