Although no oil from BP’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill reached the shores of St. Pete Beach, Florida, a lot of bad press and cancelled reservations did. Now the city is taking legal action against the oil giant in an attempt to recover lost revenues officials say were the result when millions of gallons of oil flooded the Gulf. The spill generated fear and uncertainty about where the oil slick would go and prompted visitors from all over to vacation somewhere else. Other municipalities in Florida and the other Gulf states have sued BP for lost tourism revenues, but St. ... Read More
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