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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