Gulf Coast Consortium maps plan for BP settlement dollars

Gulf Coast Consortium maps plan for BP settlement dollars

The consortium’s plan will direct $292 million in Component 3 RESTORE Act funds to 69 diverse environmental and economic projects and programs in 23 Florida Gulf of Mexico counties.

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Florida sues BP on 3-year anniversary of oil spill

Florida’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against BP and Halliburton on the three-year anniversary of the 2010 Gulf oil spill. Pam Bondi filed the 40-page lawsuit Saturday in federal court in Panama City. It comes a day after Mississippi officials filed their own lawsuit over the spill before the three-year statute of limitations expires. […]