Florida to receive $3.25B from gulf states’ Deepwater Horizon settlement with BP

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced today a multi billion dollar agreement with BP on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.  Florida stands to receive morn that $3.2 billion. The announcement was made at the Port of Tampa Cruise Terminal #2 on Thursday morning 7/2/15 [SKIP O

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced today a multi billion dollar agreement with BP on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Florida stands to receive morn that $3.2 billion. The announcement was made at the Port of Tampa Cruise Terminal #2 on Thursday morning 7/2/15 [SKIP O’ROURKE | Times] BP has said that its spill-related costs have exceeded $42 billion, but the price of its shares rose in trading Thursday. Five years after oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster tainted the Panhandle’s sugar-white beaches, petroleum giant BP agreed Thursday to an $18.7 billion settlement with Florida, four other gulf states […]