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Oil spill claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg marked the one-year anniversary of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility by saying the fund has at least looked at 97 percent of the claims it has received.
The latest on FPL’s hotly contested bid to raise fees on customers to pay for upgrades to its nuclear power plants. Plus: five more important items!
The Mobile Press-Register is reporting that oil spill claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg has agreed to an audit of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility.
As the Gulf Coast Claims Facility continues to face complaints of delays in processing final and interim payments, the Pensacola News-Journal is reporting that Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater had some strong words during a swing through the Panhandle this week.
Oil Spill claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg marked this week’s anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (the rig exploded on April 20, 2010) by highlighting the fund’s progress and defending the fact that the bulk of the claims paid by the fund have been so-called quick payments.
Oil spill claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg was on the agenda to appear today before the Senate Agriculture Committee. Committee chairman Sen. Gary Siplin, D-Orlando, had pledged before the start of this legislative session to bring Feinberg, and possibly BP representatives, to answer questions about the claims process. Instead, what the committee got was a letter from Feinberg explaining that he couldn’t make it, and that he would like to return some time in May to take questions from Florida lawmakers.
Oil Spill claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg has agreed to improvements in the oil spill claims process sought by Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi, which include paying 25 percent of all pending claims by the end of this month and improving access to local accountants, according to a news release sent out by the governor’s office on Thursday.