By George Altman, Press-Register. February 17, 2012.
"WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives approved language Thursday calling for 80 percent of civil fines resulting from the 2010 oil spill, which could amount well into the billions of dollars, to be reserved to help Gulf states rebound from the disaster…"
By Nikki Buskey, The Daily Comet. February 16, 2012.
"Gulf Coast states would receive billions of dollars in fines resulting from the 2012 oil spill under a measure approved Thursday by the U.S. House…"
Editorial, The Daily Comet. February 17, 2012.