BP is still working on streamlining its claims process. While small claims under five-thousand are moving relatively quickly, larger business claims are not. Wednesday the state’s Oil Spill Task Force heard updates from BP on how many claims it’s paid so far. Lynn Hatter reports.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/oiltaskforce.mp3]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott said for the first time Monday that he supports having the state acquire thousands of acres to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algal blooms.