Ros-Lehtinen Comments on BP Oil Spill Day 35: Urges Keys Business to File Claims with BP for Economic Damage

May 23, 2010 Issues: Education

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a senior member of the Florida Congressional Delegation and leading opponent of offshore drilling is reminding Keys businesses and fishermen impacted by the Gulf oil disaster to file a claim with BP.

Said Ros-Lehtinen: “Premature panic has devastated Keys local businesses, which depend on summer tourism and fishing for their livelihood. I urge all businesses that have suffered a direct economic loss as a result of this oil spill to file a claim with BP immediately.”

Claims can be filed online by visiting the following website:

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Updated information pertaining to the BP oil disaster can be found on the Congresswoman’s website: