As part of our ongoing commitment to the residents of Florida and the Gulf Coast, BP is providing this weekly update of the top news stories that have been published on the Florida Gulf Response website, a site dedicated to communicating with residents and communities in Florida, including community members, businesses, elected officials and response agencies.
To read more about a specific article, simply click on the headline link below.
New “Voices from the Gulf” ads highlight Gulf Coast businesses
Florida Panhandle business owner featured in BP television commercial
Voices from the Gulf: Florida businesses owners
Voices from the Gulf: Louisiana shrimper
Fill up at a local Florida BP station and get rewards
BP Investments and Payments – Florida, Jan. 13, 2011
Scientists find methane gas concentrations have returned to near-normal levels (from e! science news)
Crews prepare beaches for spring break (from Fox10tv.com)
Snowbirds migrate to Winter Guest Fest (from nwfdailynews.com)
Survey: Tourists who stayed away from Gulf last year plan to return (from nwfdailynews.com)
National Commission releases full investigation report (from Oil Spill Commission)
After the spill: how the Gulf cleaned itself (from Time.com)
Recipients of spill claims checks urged to plan ahead for taxes (from Houmatoday.com)
Volunteers keeping an eye on coastal ecosystem (from gulflive.com)
Budget Travel website names Gulf Coast to 10 Best Budget Destinations for 2011 (from Budget Travel)
TheÂ Florida Gulf Response website is part of BP’s commitment to communicate about environmental andÂ economicÂ restoration developments along the Gulf Coast. The website features updated information and news about the status of oil spill response and recovery activities; shoreline, beach and marsh cleanup efforts; programs to promote tourism and seafood safety; wildlife rescue and rehabilitation; research programs, and more.
The site also provides useful information and links for individuals and businesses to theÂ Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF).
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