How was the Deepwater Horizon BP Settlement money spent?

In this April 21, 2010 file photo, oil can be seen in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana

In this April 21, 2010 file photo, oil can be seen in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana’s tip, as a large plume of smoke rises from fires on BP’s Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig.( This story is a part of Ask Alabama , a weekly interaction with our readers, where you ask the questions, you vote to decide which questions we answer, and then we investigate. Ted Ellis from Homewood in Jefferson County asks: " What happened to all the money from the BP settlement? How was it spent? "

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