Oil spill administrator makes another Coast visit
Published: January 17,2011
GULF COAST — The administrator of BP’s $20 billion oil spill claims fund returns to the Gulf Coast this week amid increasing complaints that the program is failing to compensate many in need.
Attorney Kenneth Feinberg will meet tomorrow with residents, business owners and fishermen in Bayou La Batre and Orange Beach along the Alabama coast. He heads to the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday.
Last week, Feinberg was greeted in Mississippi and Louisiana by angry claimants who say they’re not being compensated enough, or not at all, for BP’s April oil well blowout that killed 11 workers and spewed millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf.
Feinberg has repeatedly promised fairness and more transparency in the process and says he’s doing the best he can given the more than 470,000 requests for money.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- Drew Brees settles lawsuit alleging investment fraud
- Doctor convicted of using phony church for tax shelter
- Cochran's legal counsel asks Court to toss McDaniel's lawsuit
- Ex-Delta mayor indicted, accused of stealing city property
- Williams-Sonoma expanding, adding nearly 1,000 jobs
- Biloxi baseball project still alive but may be held for 2015
- Travis retiring as head of Mississippi World Trade Center
- More than half-dozen groups file charter school applications
- State Rep. Patterson switches from Democrats to GOP